European satellite weighing 5,000lbs will crash to Earth this month
Briefly

After nearly 30 years in space, the ERS-2 satellite launched by the European Space Agency in 1995 is expected to reenter Earth's atmosphere this month.
European Remote Sensing 2 (ERS-2) satellite will reenter Earth's atmosphere and begin to burn up in mid-February 2024.
The exact timing and location of the satellite's reentry are uncertain, but experts believe it will likely fall into the ocean.
It is impossible to predict exactly when and where the satellite will begin to burn up.
The risk of being injured by space debris from the satellite is extremely low, with a probability of less than 1 in 100 billion.
The agency expects any parts of the machine to 'likely fall into the ocean' - and stresses that the risk of being injured by space debris is less than 1 in 100 billion.
Read at Mail Online
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