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Nasa satellite pensioned
After 8 years of hard work EUE retired
Last night at 8pm local time, the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer exploded in the atmosphere and the debris afterwards crashed somewhere in the northern region of the Persian Gulf. Launched in 1992, the satellite was supposed to stay in orbit for three years, but only last night, after 8 years of long and continuous service, EUE came back to Earth. After the Skylab in 1979, this is the second time a...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency