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Fraser
2008-Nov-03, 11:10 PM
The Early Ammonia Servicer (EAS), the largest chunk of debris ever jettisoned from the International Space Station (ISS) had a fight with Earth's atmosphere, and lost. Reports by amateur astronomers on November 2nd suggested that the speeding EAS had probably re-entered, as its expected orbital pass was not observed. Now calculations by US Space Command [...]

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Ronald Brak
2008-Nov-03, 11:13 PM
It re-entered over the Indian Ocean, south of Tasmania? Gee, that's a neat trick.

BigDon
2008-Nov-03, 11:15 PM
That's what I was thinking! Jesus, how hard did it hit?

mike alexander
2008-Nov-04, 12:09 AM
Did it leave a streak-free shine?

01101001
2008-Nov-04, 01:19 AM
It re-entered over the Indian Ocean, south of Tasmania?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c5/Indianocean.PNG/300px-Indianocean.PNG