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NASA Satellite Hits Earth, Space Agency Confirms

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN and KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 11.23.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — It's as big as a bus and weighs 6 tons, but officials probably will never be able to pinpoint exactly where a massive NASA satellit...

Earth To Satellite: When Will You Hit -- And Where?

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A dead 6-ton satellite is getting closer and closer, and is expected to smack down on Earth on Friday. NASA's old resear...

Dead NASA Satellite Will Soon Fall To Earth, Probably Won't Hit Anyone

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A dead NASA satellite will soon fall to Earth, but the space agency says there is very little chance that a piece of it will hit so...

Disabled Spy Satellite Threatens Earth

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — A large U.S. spy satellite has lost power and could hit the Earth in late February or early March, government officials said Saturd...