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'Ferrari Of Space' Falls To Earth In Fiery Death Dive

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 11.11.2013 | Science

A European satellite met its fiery doom in Earth's atmosphere late Sunday (Nov. 10), succumbing to the same gravitational pull of the planet that it s...

WATCH OUT: One-Ton Satellite Is Falling To Earth

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 11.08.2013 | Science

The sky is falling! The sky is falling! Actually, it's just a defunct satellite. The European Space Agency's Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean ...

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 s...

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 gra...

Gravity-Mapping Satellite Swoops In For Better Look

Posted 11.21.2012 | Science

By: OurAmazingPlanet Staff Published: 11/20/2012 02:08 PM EST on OurAmazingPlanet It's already made the most detailed map yet of Earth's gravity...