NASA Nearly Bombs Australia With 1400lb Ammonia Tank

Jettisoned over a year ago and expected to reenter » 11/05/08 7:39am 11/05/08 7:39am the Earth's atmosphere on its own time somewhere in the beginning of November, one of the ISS's retired coolant tanks has careened through the Earth's atmosphere in the skies off the coast of Australia. Two lucky things happened here: the reentry took place — and…

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's... the ISS Flushing the Toilet!

You might want to stay inside today, folks, because there's some space junk the size of a Buick set to reenter Earth's atmosphere and land, well, somewhere » 11/02/08 12:00pm 11/02/08 12:00pm later today. After the spectacular disintegration of the earlier this year, this is the second time our earthbound space agencies have purposefully burned…