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Where is UARS right now? - in the Pacific Ocean

By: jpoley
*UPDATE 3* NASA’s decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite fell back to Earth between 11:23 p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 23 and 1:09 a.m. EDT Sept. 24. The Joint Space Operations Center at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California said the satellite penetrated the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean. The precise re-entry time and location are not yet known with certainty. For the latest official word from NASA, go here. Embedded KML showing the orbit was removed from this page so it wouldn't cause confusion. *UPDATE* Click here if you want to run UARS orbits on your own machine with our software. You can create your own images and videos. *UPDATE 2* If you don't use twitter, you can see our TS Kelso's re-entry predictions in his twitter feed in a blog here. Or you can follow him @TSKelso on twitter
Posted: 9/22/2011 4:19:37 PM


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