UARS update 2: new predicted re-entry at 00:58 UTC

UARS update 2: new predicted re-entry at 00:58 UTC

UARS update 2: new predicted re-entry at 00:58 UTC

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Sept. 22 2011 9:07 PM

UARS update 2: new predicted re-entry at 00:58 UTC

The Center for Orbital and Reentry Debris Studies has updated their predicted re-entry time for NASA's UARS satellite. It is now three hours later than before: 9/24 at 00:58 UTC, which puts it in the middle of the south Pacific:

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Mind you, the uncertainty on this is still +/- 7 hours, so we're a long way from knowing just where it will come down.

For more details, please read this earlier post (and you might as well read this one as well for the background info).