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[CNN] German satellite enters Earth's atmosphere

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A defunct satellite has entered the atmosphere, the German Aerospace Center reported Sunday morning. "There is currently no confirmation if pieces of debris have reached Earth's surface," it said.
Up to 30 pieces of space debris could hit land or water.
Europe, Africa and Australia appeared to be out of the path of the Roentgen Satellite, the agency said late Saturday. It was not immediately clear where the satellite entered the atmosphere..
http://www.cnn.com/2011/10/22/world/...html?hpt=hp_t1
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Let's try this again... this time commenting about the actual story.
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Up to 30 pieces of space debris could hit land or water.
It would be hilarious if they land in a volcano or something or does that count as land? Lets just hope it lands somewhere in the middle of the pacific
    
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I drove out to pick up some red wine and saw a falling star, don't know if it was a falling piece of satellite till tomorrow morning.

At the same time we're experiencing meteor showers because the fireball I saw falling from the sky was HUGE.
 
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maybe something will fall on my vw =/ needs a new golf!
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i drove out to pick up some red wine and saw a falling star, don't know if it was a falling piece of satellite till tomorrow morning.

At the same time we're experiencing meteor showers because the fireball i saw falling from the sky was huge.
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It would be hilarious if they land in a volcano or something or does that count as land? Lets just hope it lands somewhere in the middle of the pacific
Be careful. Humor is not allowed in the technology and science section.
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I hope it hits my house. Then I can sell it for like 5 million dollars.
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Well if it is like the NASA one then you can't sell it. But if it does then they will probably have to pay you so you can either repair your house or buy a new one.
    
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It would be hilarious if they land in a volcano or something or does that count as land? Lets just hope it lands somewhere in the middle of the pacific
reported to a mod. Humor not allowed
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