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2004-Jan-12, 03:41 PM
SUMMARY: The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) spacecraft is expected to re-enter the Earthís atmosphere sometime on Thursday morning. Although they donít know where or when it will crash - as far South as Brisbane, Australia, and as far North as Orlando, Florida - NASA believes that most of the spacecraft will be destroyed on re-entry with some pieces crashing into the ocean. Unlike many large spacecraft, the EUVE wasnít built with a propulsion system to control its crash location. During its eight years in orbit, the EUVE observed over 1,000 objects in the extreme ultraviolet spectrum.

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2004-Jan-12, 03:44 PM
What exactly did this probe investigate? who launched it?