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  • Tuesday, November 15, 2011

    ARISSat-1 May De-Orbit in April


    According to predictions from Mineo Wakita, JE9PEL, the ARISSat-1 satellite is due to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere in early April 2012. For complete details, see Mineo’s website.

    Launched from the International Space Station on August 8, the satellite is traveling in a low orbit and is steadily losing altitude. The rate of orbital decay may be accelerated by increasing atmospheric density caused...

    Via ARRL - Read the full Article