Dead NASA satellite to crash to Earth this weekend

A defunct NASA satellite is expected to reenter Earth’s atmosphere on Sunday evening (Jan. 8).

The US military predicts that the 5,400-pound (2,450 kilograms) Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) will crash back to its home planet Sunday around 6:40 pm EST (2340 GMT), plus or minus 17 hours, NASA officials said.

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