Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer

This is a  1979  file image of Skylab, at the end of its mission in 1979 when it crashed back to Earth. (AP Photo/NASA, FILE)

Satellite hits Atlantic — but what about next one?

BERLIN (AP) — This time it splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean — but what about next time? The European Space Agency says one of its research satellites re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere early Monday on […]

11/11/2013

Satellite likely to hit Earth in unpopulated area

BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says that one of its research satellites that ran out of fuel will most likely crash to Earth into the ocean or polar regions. The agency said Sunday […]

11/10/2013

Scientists expect satellite crash next week

  BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency says its GOCE research satellite will crash to Earth on Sunday night or during the day on Monday, but debris is unlikely to cause any casualties. Scientists […]

11/08/2013

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