GOCE Satellite Has Re-entered Atmosphere and Disintegrated 11/10/13Submitted by bigmikedude on Sun, 11/10/2013 - 17:41
Final Update from ESA:
11 November 2013
Close to 01:00 CET on Monday 11 November (8:00PM EST Nov 10th), ESA’s GOCE satellite reentered Earth’s atmosphere on a descending orbit pass that extended across Siberia, the western Pacific Ocean, the eastern Indian Ocean and Antarctica. As expected, the satellite disintegrated in the high atmosphere and no damage to property has been reported.
Earlier Final Reentry Verification from ESA:
11 11 November 2013 - 02:45 CET (8:45 PM EST)
The GOCE satellite has reentered the atmosphere. Details on where and when it landed will soon be communicated.
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