Space Debris & Re-Entry News
Large rocket parts rained down over a pair of small Indonesian islands on Monday when the second stage of a Falcon 9 rocket launched earlier this year fell from orbit and, at least to some extent, survived the fiery re-entry over the island of Java.
NASA’s PAGEOS 1 satellite meet its fiery end in September 2016 after five decades in orbit. PAGEOS stands for Passive Geodetic Earth Orbiting Satellite and represents a large inflatable sphere with a maximum diameter of 30.48 meters to serve as a tracking target for geodetic purposes.
Re-Entry / Space Debris Archives
Molniya Rocket Stage Re-Enters over the U.S.
Re-Entry of Soyuz 2-1A Third Stage
Long March 4B Rocket Re-Enters over America
Re-Entry of Falcon 9 Second Stage