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Where will falling Phobos-Grunt space craft land?

The Russian space craft Phobos-Grunt is expected to come crashing back to earth at the weekend after a serious malfunction.

No one knows exactly when or where it will land, but its imminent re-entry has focused attention on the increasing amount of space debris orbiting our planet.

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Added: Jan-13-2012 Occurred On: Jan-13-2012
By: Gary Thompson
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Tags: Phobos, Grunt, space, craft, land
Location: Russia (load item map)
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  • Expensive f'up.
    Would be nice to get a part in the backyard.
    E Bay that sucker.

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  • Here's a tracking site -

    http://www.n2yo.com/?s=37872

    Note: click on 'footprint' just below map

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  • "Predictions on Friday had the satellite re-entering over the Atlantic Ocean, east of Argentina, around 3:22 p.m. EST."

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2085869/Russian-Phobos-Grunt-Mars-probe-expected-hit-Earth-Sunday.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

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