A Hawthorne-based space transport company was forced to scrub a privately-financed satellite launch for the second time this week over technical glitches.
A mile-long asteroid set to pass safely by Earth on Friday appears to be bringing along a companion.
NASA says a defunct 6-ton satellite has fallen from the sky. The agency posted on its official Twitter site that the spacecraft crashed through the atmosphere early Saturday morning. A location was not immediately known.
Aerospace Corporation of El Segundo is on Satellite Watch and they suggest that falling six-ton satellite has a chance to hit the Western Pacific Ocean and Western US — including California.
NASA now says that one of its six-ton satellites could hit the United States when it falls to earth late Friday night or early Saturday morning.
The sky won’t be falling after all — at least not on us here in Southern California.
One of NASA’s six-ton satellites is expected to fall to earth later this week.
NASA says it looks like the rocket carrying an Earth-observation satellite is in the Pacific Ocean after a failed launch attempt.
The launch of a space surveillance satellite triggered several calls to the CBS newsroom Saturday night.