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Earth Gravity

Here's How Long It Would Take To Fall Through The Center Of Earth

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.28.2015 | Science

Just how long would it take to fall through the center of the Earth, traveling from one side of our planet to the other? Physicists have long calc...

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...