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Dasha Lewis and Brittanys - Dr Mandy Munro-Stasiuk The fall...

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Dr. Mandy Munro-Stasiuk The fall of a US Spy Satellite Ending the month of January it was made known to the public that a US spy satellite is falling out of orbit (de-orbiting). The plunge of the satellite cannot be prevented and the location is yet to be known. The satellite has been described as large in size and is expected to hit the surface at the end of February or early March. There are a few components of the atmosphere that the satellite will go through that will make it only debris. Before it hits the ground the satellite will have to go through the heterosphere which is the longest part of our atmosphere (also known as the thermosphere because of the constant increase in temperature). While in this part of the atmosphere, the satellite will heat up very quickly and get really hot. The temperatures in this part of the atmosphere are very hot and increase to over 1000 degrees Celsius. A satellite traveling at 5 miles a day and has a temperature of 1000 degrees is mostly likely to melt slowly.
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