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Massive German satellite will fall to Earth this week

  1. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    Hey, Stacie. Here we go again... smile

    "A defunct German satellite is expected to plunge to Earth this week, but exactly when and where the satellite will fall remains a mystery...."

    http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/44931158/ … pyuxKW-fZt

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
      Hollie Thomasposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Paradismsearch, this is gloom and doom sad However, on a positive note, I will take this metaphorically, I think it will land on Wall street.( and the city of London) Btw, where's the little green fella gone?

      1. paradigmsearch profile image92
        paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        big_smile

        My latest project precludes furry, green faces. big_smile

        He may, however, return at a later date. smile

        1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
          Hollie Thomasposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          Ok, kind of missing the little green furry fella already=(  Anyway, on a lighter note, and completely unrelated. But, if you still want hubs for your website, I have a gardening hub that seems to be doing quite well at the moment. If that could be a theme, you're welcome to it, if you want it, no problem if you don't. smile

          1. paradigmsearch profile image92
            paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

            Which one? I'll check it out. smile

            1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
              Hollie Thomasposted 6 years agoin reply to this

              When to plant fruit trees. It's kind of always done well, but last week or so more than ever. smile

              1. paradigmsearch profile image92
                paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                Looks good. I've already facebooked and tweeted it (I don't know why, but the tweet count takes awhile to update, let me know if it still hasn't changed by tomorrow).

                Your awesome hub link will show up in my blog in about 10 min. smile

                For those wondering what we are talking about, you will find the answer at http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/84500?p … ost1822235

                1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
                  Hollie Thomasposted 6 years agoin reply to this

                  Cool, here's to a great hubbing, internet future to us both. smile

  2. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    I hope the pesky thing doesn't land on HP. smile

  3. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    6 hours to go...

  4. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    So says CNN...

  5. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    "Europe Safe From Falling German Satellite Debris"

    http://www.space.com/13365-falling-germ … -safe.html

    "Good Morning America! How Are You...?"

    1. Hollie Thomas profile image60
      Hollie Thomasposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Oops, if not Europe, where's it heading?

      1. paradigmsearch profile image92
        paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        As of a couple minutes ago, they're still working on that... smile

  6. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    The odds continue to narrow...

    "According to the data we currently have, we expect it not to hit over Europe, Africa or Australia," agency spokesman Andreas Schuetz said. "The satellite is still orbiting and we are observing the data for other parts of the world," he added."

    http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/germ … y-14794597

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      oh my,....my...my...my

  7. ediggity profile image60
    ediggityposted 6 years ago

    I, for sure, will carry an umbrella with me this week. smile

  8. Cagsil profile image59
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    I guess, just for the fun of guessing....somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean. wink Southern part...nearer toward Florida. smile

    1. paradigmsearch profile image92
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Nope. It's headed right for where that stupid flying saucer landed yesterday...

  9. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    "German ROSAT Satellite To Fall To Earth Any Minute Now, Asia and Americas Not Ruled Out "

    http://space.brevardtimes.com/2011/10/g … _7588.html

    1. Cagsil profile image59
      Cagsilposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      There's more ocean than land. lol

      1. paradigmsearch profile image92
        paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        True, but that saucer left a marker...

        1. Cagsil profile image59
          Cagsilposted 6 years agoin reply to this

          roll

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    klarawieckposted 6 years ago

    We've got our fans turned on to blow the darned thing away.
    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/5662903_f248.jpg

    1. paradigmsearch profile image92
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      That just might work... big_smile

      It's interesting checking all the news sources. They are all duplicates of each other, each copying and pasting from one original source.

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        klarawieckposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Now where is the banning committee for that? yikes

  11. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    I might as well post a pic of the thing. Everyone else has (public domain).

    http://a57.foxnews.com/static/managed/img/Scitech/660/371/rosat-satellite-space.jpg

  12. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    ABC News just republished a 2-week-old (?) report. What total slackers....

  13. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    "A defunct satellite hurtled through the atmosphere and into Earth, the German Aerospace Center said early Sunday.

    Pieces of the ROSAT scientific research satellite hit between 1:45 and 2:15 UTC (between 9:45 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. EDT Saturday), the agency said."

    And then the article appears to contradict itself.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44992707/ns … qOI-qW-fZs

    If it did fall, they apparently still do not know where.

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      interesting.....wonder where

      1. paradigmsearch profile image92
        paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        If it's a populated area we will be buried in news any second now...

  14. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago
  15. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    And now all the media are duplicating themselves again from the original source.

  16. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years ago

    i checked a Canadian news source i follow - look at the comments after....

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story … crash.html

    1. paradigmsearch profile image92
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Excellent Info!

      1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
        SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        same story...i found the comments interesting...there will be more i'm sure...hmmmm....was going to go to sleep, but...............i guess not now

    2. paradigmsearch profile image92
      paradigmsearchposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      And you found the source site where one can just bang the refresh button I think.

      http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault … bid-10424/

      1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
        SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        oh good...i didn't think to try the 'refresh' - will now tho!

  17. paradigmsearch profile image92
    paradigmsearchposted 6 years ago

    I'm suspicious of that tabid, so am doing:

    http://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      i checked this one out too...no change...

      i'm logging off hp...and will check the ROSAT info a bit later...it should be updated anytime i guess

      later gater!

  18. cashmere profile image82
    cashmereposted 6 years ago

    Falling satellites seem to be the flavor of the season right  now

 
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