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Another satellite re-entry and burnup expected, this one may have been brought down by hackers

This is interesting. The ROSAT X-ray observatory is expected to burn up in about a week and it has quite a checkered and colorful history. According to Wikipedia, ROSAT was originally planned to be launched on the Space shuttle but … Continue reading

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