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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

GOCE Satellite Will Fall To Earth In October, ESA Says (Video)

By Susan Duclos

According to the European Space Agency (ESA), the Gravity field and steady-state Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) satellite will run out of fuel and plummet towards the Earth in October.Approximately three-fourths of the satellite will burn up upon reentry but a quarter of it will strew a trail of debris across the planet,  broken into about 40 to 50 fragments. The ESA has no idea where those fragments will land.

Cross posted at Before It's News