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Space Junk

Artist's rendering of the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, or UARS, burning up as it re-enters earth's atmosphere. (NASA)

NASA Satellite Crashes To Earth, Visible From California Skies

A NASA satellite was visible in the skies over California as it entered the atmosphere, before crashing into Earth.

09/24/2011

Artist's rendering of the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, or UARS, burning up as it re-enters earth's atmosphere. (NASA)

NASA Ames Researchers Monitoring Falling Satellite

A dead 6-ton satellite baffled NASA experts Friday by slowing its descent toward Earth and delaying its ultimate crash until the weekend.

09/23/2011

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