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Out Of Fuel, 'Ferrari Of Space' To Plummet To Earth

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 10.25.2013 | Science

A European gravity-mapping satellite has run out of fuel and will likely die a fiery death in Earth's atmosphere about two weeks from now, officials ...

Fiery Doom Foreseen For Earth-Skimming Satellite

Space.com | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science

A European satellite is facing a fiery doom next month, when it is expected to begin falling from space to end a successful mission to map Earth's g...