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Mysterious space junk makes spectacular re-entry into Earth's atmosphere

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by WSF-Roger, Nov 13, 2015.

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    A mysterious piece of space junk dubbed WT1190F made a spectacular re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere early Friday, as predicted by scientists. Experts, however, are unsure whether it splashed down in the Indian Ocean, as initially expected.

    “It appears that [the re-entry] happened as predicted,” explained a spokesman for the European Space Agency (ESA), in an email to FoxNews.com, noting that scientists successfully monitored the object from an aircraft.

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