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NASA’s decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) fell back to Earth between 5:23 p.m. and 7:09 p.m. HST Friday, Sept. 23, 20 years and nine days after its launch on a 14-year mission that produced some of the first long-term records of chemicals in the atmosphere.

5.6 ton UARS satellite falls into the Pacific Ocean

NASA’s decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) fell back to Earth between 5:23 p.m. and 7:09 p.m. HST Friday, Sept. 23, 20 years and nine days after its launch on a 14-year mission that produced some of the first long-term records of chemicals in the atmosphere.

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