The cargo pallet after being tossed by the by the Canadarm2 robotic arm in 2021.Photo: NASA

Mysterious object that crashed through Florida home was likely space junk from the International Space Station

The cargo pallet after being tossed by the by the Canadarm2 robotic arm in 2021.Photo: NASA By Ben Turner, Published by Live Science, 2 April 2024 The mysterious cylinder crashed through the home of Alejandro Otero on March 8 A mysterious object that came crashing through a house in Florida

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The cargo pallet after being tossed by the by the Canadarm2 robotic arm in 2021.Photo: NASA

Massive Pallet of Old Batteries Re-Enters Earth’s Atmosphere, Marking Heaviest ISS Trash Return Yet

By Passant Rabie, Published by Gizmodo, 11 March 2024 After three years of uncontrolled descent, the 2.9-ton cargo pallet has finally fallen to Earth. On Friday, March 8, a pallet of used batteries from the International Space Station (ISS) reentered Earth’s atmosphere over the Gulf of Mexico following an unpredictable

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An artist's impression of the TIMED spacecraft scanning Earth in orbit. (Image credit: Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribbenu003c/strongu003e)

Russian satellite narrowly avoids collision with US spacecraft, and NASA could do nothing to stop it

An artist's impression of the TIMED spacecraft scanning Earth in orbit. (Image credit: Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribbenu003c/strongu003e) By Ben Turner, Published by Live Science, 28 February 2024 NASA's TIMED satellite narrowly avoided hitting a defunct Russian satellite in the early hours of the morning. An active NASA spacecraft has survived a

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Illustration of ERS-2 in space. The precise timing and location of its re-entry were difficult to predict. Photograph: ESA/PA

Uncontrolled European satellite falls to Earth after 30 years in orbit

Illustration of ERS-2 in space. The precise timing and location of its re-entry were difficult to predict. Photograph: ESA/PA By Hannah Devlin, Published by The Guardian, 21 February 2024 ERS-2 breaks up into pieces and plummets into the ocean after reentering Earth’s atmosphere An uncontrolled satellite re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere

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