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BBC News - Nasa refines satellite crash time
23rd September 2011, 09:30 AM #1
Space Satellite the size of a bus to smash into Earth...TODAY!
23rd September 2011, 09:41 AM #2
1 in 21 trillion chance of it hitting you.
Originally Posted by MYK-IT
and if it lands in your garden you cant sell it on ebay! Its the property of the United States Government.
Last edited by JJonas; 23rd September 2011 at 09:43 AM.
23rd September 2011, 09:46 AM #3
As long as its not like buses, where you wait ages for one and then 3 or 4 turn up at once
23rd September 2011, 10:20 AM #4
Please please please can it hit Nick Clegg.
23rd September 2011, 10:35 AM #5
Even if I quickly scratch the serial numbers off?
Originally Posted by JJonas
23rd September 2011, 10:39 AM #6
23rd September 2011, 10:51 AM #7
Originally Posted by creese
23rd September 2011, 10:56 AM #8
Satellite Falling To Earth: Nasa Satellite UARS To Fall To Earth On Friday, Say Scientists | Technology | Sky News
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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.
23rd September 2011, 11:00 AM #9
I wonder how many fake crashed satellites will pop up on ebay over the weekend.
Make sure you get a certificate of authenticity, kids!
23rd September 2011, 11:27 AM #10
23rd September 2011, 11:31 AM #11
Those are better odds than winning the lottery!!!
Originally Posted by MYK-IT
23rd September 2011, 11:31 AM #12
~R-xxx h indicates approximate hours from re-entry
~R now at 16 hours
23rd September 2011, 11:34 AM #13
1 in 21 trillion for it hitting you vs 1 in 14 million for the lottery
Originally Posted by NikChillin
the 1 in 3200 is for it hitting anyone on planet Earth
23rd September 2011, 01:44 PM #14
23rd September 2011, 08:33 PM #15
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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