UARS update 5: new predicted re-entry tonight at 05:10 UTC +/- 2 hrs

UARS update 5: new predicted re-entry tonight at 05:10 UTC +/- 2 hrs

UARS update 5: new predicted re-entry tonight at 05:10 UTC +/- 2 hrs

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Sept. 23 2011 8:35 PM

UARS update 5: new predicted re-entry tonight at 05:10 UTC +/- 2 hrs

The Center for Orbital and Reentry Debris Studies has updated their predicted re-entry time for NASA’s UARS satellite. It is now 9/24 (tonight!) at 05:10 UTC (01:10 Eastern US time), which puts it over the southern Indian ocean:

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See Related posts below for information and background. Note the uncertainty is once again smaller, at +/- 2 hours!



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