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21 September 2011

Update: US satellite may crash back to Earth Sept 23: NASA


Update #6

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 10:00 PMAs of Sept. 20, 2011, the orbit of UARS was 127 mi by 140 mi (205 km by 225 km). Re-entry is expected Sept. 23, plus or minus a day. It is still too early to predict the time and location of re-entry. Predictions will become more refined over the next two days.

Update #5

Monday, September 19, 2011 10:20 PMAs of Sept. 19, 2011, the orbit of UARS was 130 mi by 143 mi (210 km by 230 km). Re-entry is expected Sept. 23, plus or minus a day.

- NASA