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Defunct German satellite may partially survive crash

Submit on Monday, February 28th, 2011 22:57

The defunct German X-ray satellite ROSAT is expected to crash back to Earth some time between October and December 2011. According to the German Aerospace Center (DLR), there’s a chance the spacecraft will not burn up completely when re-entering Earth’s atmosphere.
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