International Space Station To De Orbit in 2020-
News from the Russian News agency NOVOSTI, claims that the ISS, will be placed into a shallow orbit, to burn up over the Pacific ocean sometime around the year 2020. This information was gathered from sources close to the Russian Space Agency and deputy chief, Vitalius Davydov.
The ISS, is near completion and space experts expect many good years of research from this orbital laboratory. The current ISS orbits the Earth once every 90 minutes and can be easily seen from the ground as a very bright “moving” object. The ISS, will be placed into an orbit, forcing it to a fiery grave in the Pacific ocean.
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UARS Spacecraft To Burn Up In Atmosphere-
The UARS/ Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, deployed by the Space Shuttle in1991, will be entering the atmosphere, as early as late September.
As with many objects of this size, there is a high probability that some of the hard parts of the spacecraft, may survive re-entry!
Observers, worldwide, need to pay attention to updates, as the UARS craft may be visible to observers from the ground.
At this time, there is no specific date and time, or re-entry location!
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A bright, new supernova has been sighted in the large galaxy, M101 in Ursa
Major. This event was reported to have occurred on August 24th. Observers
around the world have been viewing this Type 1a supernova, with medium
sized telescopes and binoculars. The M101 galaxy, is one of the famous M
objects (Messier Objects) and is some 12 million light years from Earth.
The supernova may have peaked in magnitude, during the early days of
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