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The UARS satellite re-entered the Earths atmosphere on the 24th September, 2011 @ 04:00 GMT ± 1 minute.

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A six-ton satellite raced along New Zealand's west coast and crossed just north of Auckland in its death dive on Saturday, a Nasa map reveals.
It would have been plunging through New Zealand skies at around 5pm on Saturday.
Bits of it could have showered down on another part of New Zealand - Tokelau in the South Pacific.

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Nasa's UARS satellite fell far from major landmass

Nasa's UARS spacecraft fell to Earth to the north-east of the Vanuatu archipelago.
Orbital tracking experts have now established that the defunct satellite entered the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean at 14.1 degrees South latitude and 170.2 degrees West longitude.

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NASA's decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite fell back to Earth at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Saturday, Sept. 24. The Joint Space Operations Centre at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California has determined the satellite entered the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean at 14.1 degrees south latitude and 189.8 degrees east longitude. This location is over a broad, remote ocean area in the Southern Hemisphere, far from any major land mass. The debris field is located between 300 miles and 800 miles downrange, or generally northeast of the re-entry point. NASA is not aware of any possible debris sightings from this geographic area.
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European experts follow satellite reentry
 
ESA closely monitored the 24 September reentry of the UARS observation satellite. The Agencys Space Debris Office worked with NASA and international partners in a coordinated prediction and risk-assessment exercise.
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The UARS satellite re-entered the Earths atmosphere on the 24th September, 2011 @ 04:00 GMT  ± 1 minute.

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UARS
1 21701U 91063B   11267.10904230  .15227068  11945-4  11522-3 0  6431
2 21701 056.9313 262.1789 0003645 318.1436 041.9334 16.52554649109189

Inclination: 56.93°
Revolution Number: 10921 
Predicted Location:  17°S, 198°E



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KSAT photojournalist Johnny Garcia stood outside the downtown San Antonio television station Friday with three coworkers, staring up at the night sky.
A NASA satellite plummeting to Earth was expected to pass over the city shortly after 8 p.m. Waiting in the parking lot, they hoped to catch a glimpse.
Garcia saw something first.

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Ed ~ Unfortunately, the UARS satellite was not visible from San Antonio shortly after 8 p.m local time.



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Reports of satellite debris hitting Alberta likely a hoax

Officials in the U.S. and Canada are trying to determine where debris from an American satellite have landed, but the RCMP is shooting down reports that some pieces fell in an Alberta community.
More than 10 hours after the spacecraft plunged over the north Pacific Ocean, U.S. space officials didn't know just where it crashed.

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The American Space Agency To Bring Down Youtube Hoaxers

Despite skepticism from foreign observers, NASA is confident that it can bring the Youtube hoaxers down to Earth under full control next week.
One hoaxer, last seen high as a kite on earning from his Youtube account, is reported to be over in northern America.

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Remains of Satellite May Never Be Found, NASA Says

The U.S. space agency said it believes the debris ended up in the Pacific Ocean, but the precise time of the bus-sized satellite's re-entry and the location of its debris field have not been determined.
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It could have caused death and destruction on a massive scale. But yesterday morning, Nasa's six-ton rogue satellite fell silently to earth - and disappeared.
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