Russian military satellite to impact Earth today


A 3 ton decommissioned Soviet military satellite is in an uncontrolled descent and surviving fragments may hit Earth, according to a Russian aerospace defense official.Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin said the Soviet military is actively monitoring the satellite and said that it will impact on Sunday.“As of February 7, 2014 the fragments are expected to fall on February 16. The exact impact time and location of the fragments from theKosmos-1220 satellitemay change due to external factors,” Zolotukhin said.The satellite could impact nearly any point on Earth’s surface, including populated areas due to orbiting in a high-inclination orbit.


Hopefully all of it will miss land and end up in the drink.


The evening news reported that none it survived reentry.


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