[amsat-bb] Re: NASA Says ...
n2wwd at mindspring.com
Sat Sep 24 04:35:56 PDT 2011
It is not an uncertainty. A large satellite can break up and different pieces can re-enter at different times. I experienced this working the orbital decay of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module back in 1981.
FYI Apollo 9 did a lunar landing rehearsal in Earth orbit.
73 Ken N2WWD
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On Sep 24, 2011, at 4:11 AM, Paolo Mattiolo <mattiolo at gmail.com> wrote:
> That's incredible that NASA still is not sure with precision where the sat
> fall down!!
> 73 de in3aqk
> On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 9:27 AM, Clint Bradford <clintbradford at mac.com>wrote:
>> We can now confirm that #UARS is down! Debris fell to Earth between 11:23
>> p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 23, and 1:09 a.m. EDT Sept. 24. -NASA
>> Clint Bradford
>> clintbradford at mac.com
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