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    Space Satellite the size of a bus to smash into Earth...TODAY!


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    Quote Originally Posted by MYK-IT View Post

    1 in 3200 chance of it hitting someone!
    1 in 21 trillion chance of it hitting you.

    and if it lands in your garden you cant sell it on ebay! Its the property of the United States Government.
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    As long as its not like buses, where you wait ages for one and then 3 or 4 turn up at once

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    Please please please can it hit Nick Clegg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post

    and if it lands in your garden you cant sell it on ebay! Its the property of the United States Government.
    Even if I quickly scratch the serial numbers off?

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    Quote Originally Posted by creese View Post
    Sepia?

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    Satellite Falling To Earth: Nasa Satellite UARS To Fall To Earth On Friday, Say Scientists | Technology | Sky News

    Two of the top rated comments...

    Be nice if it landed on Dale farm but the odds of that happening are too great , would make the job of reporting the crash of the sat to Earth a lot easier cause the media are there already
    Fantastic idea: this would save millions for the bailiffs and naturally restore the place back to it's former glory: into a scrap-yard - this time for space debris.

    You could even turn it into a space museum and Basildon council could make some money out of it.

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    I wonder how many fake crashed satellites will pop up on ebay over the weekend.

    Make sure you get a certificate of authenticity, kids!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MYK-IT View Post
    Those are better odds than winning the lottery!!!

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    ~R-xxx h indicates approximate hours from re-entry

    ~R now at 16 hours

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    Quote Originally Posted by NikChillin View Post
    Those are better odds than winning the lottery!!!
    1 in 21 trillion for it hitting you vs 1 in 14 million for the lottery

    the 1 in 3200 is for it hitting anyone on planet Earth

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    AGI’s animation shows UARS in its current orbit, along with its potential debris area, breakup model and the estimated debris region.


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