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  • Wednesday, January 4, 2012

    ARISSat-1 Re-enters Earth's Atmosphere


    According to the AMSAT News Service, the ARISSat-1 satellite has re-entered Earth’s atmosphere. Reception reports indicate that ARISSat-1 stopped transmitting Wednesday morning, January 4, and was destroyed soon after.

    The last telemetry reports indicated that the internal temperature had topped 167 degrees Fahrenheit and was rising rapidly. Konstantin, RN3ZF, sent a reception report of a pass ...

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