posted on Sep, 26 2011 @ 02:29 AM
UARS Re-entry Updates
By Justin Ray
Welcome to Spaceflight Now's live coverage page for the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite. Text updates will appear automatically; there is no need
to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2011
NASA's decommissioned 6.3-ton Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, out of gas and out of control after two decades in space, plunged back into the
atmosphere early Saturday, heating up, breaking apart and presumably showering chunks of debris along a 500-mile-long Pacific Ocean impact zone.