Satellite Coming Down

Nasa was closely monitoring the 6-ton Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite and said it would re-enter Earth’s atmosphere during the US afternoon, but could not provide more exact predictions until closer to the event.

The satellite would be somewhere between 57 degrees north and 57 degrees south, but any debris would most likely land in the ocean, the space agency said.

Much of the satellite would burn up as it comes into Earth’s atmosphere, but because of the size, some pieces would make it to the surface.

The risk of being injured by falling debris is incredibly slim, with a 1 in 3,200 chance of any human being struck by a piece.

 

Ok that’s the NASA fluff piece now lets talk turkey.

The best case is we will se an amazing light show in the sky this afternoon.

Worst case someone will get injured from it hitting land. Thank God Rialto is small.

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