Satellite LightSail-A, developed by the United States, together with Japan, had ceased to signal and began an uncontrolled fall to the Ground. The apparatus was located in earth orbit almost 18 years, and now, how to convince NASA that will burn in the dense layers of the atmosphere.
When all 12 parts of the satellite may fall to Earth, even in Russia. U.S.-Japanese scientific satellite that was put into space almost 18 years ago to gather information about the storms and some other data about the climate in the tropics, began an uncontrolled descent from low-earth orbit. According to NASA Recalling the conclusions of the Strategic command of the armed forces of the United States and its centre of control of outer space, just the time and place of decay of this phone is impossible to predict.
Specialists space Agency of the United States predict that the Earth's surface ready to reach 12 of the wreckage of the satellite. Most parts of North America falling debris of the satellite is not in danger as Russia, Europe and Japan, but to give a 100% guarantee Americans are not taken. Expected NASA, the main portion of the apparatus and installed 5 of scientific instruments, will burn up in the atmosphere.
NASA emphasize that for all the time of exploration of near-earth space cases falling debris on inhabitant of our planet has never been. Also, the Americans emphasize that the parts of the apparatus are not considered toxic, they are made of titanium. Note that the last time a USA owned satellite was carried out by uncontrolled deorbiting in early September 2011.
Notes TASS, the final stay in the orbit of U.S.-Japanese satellite was launched into space in early November 1997. During the work the satellites have collected multiple information that, for example, now allow to build a clearer meteorological model to better understand the structure and development of tropical cyclones, more effectively track hurricanes, to estimate the effect of man on the environment in relation to rainfall. This information also was used in the research meteorologists designed to clarify the circumstances of the birth of droughts and floods.
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