LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Aerospace Corporation of El Segundo is on Satellite Watch and they suggest that falling six-ton satellite now has a chance to hit the Western Pacific Ocean and Western US — including California.READ MORE: New $500M Skyscraper Proposed For Sunset Blvd. In Hollywood
The El Segundo company has a contract with the Air Force to analyze all their tracking data. And as of 3:45 Friday, they say there is a possible impact zone that includes California.READ MORE: Buy Them Now: Shoppers Urged To Get A Jump On The Holidays Due To Global Shipping Problems
NASA expects most of the space junk to burn up in the Earth’s atmosphere — the satellite itself is supposed to be about the size of a school bus — but some of the bigger pieces could remain in intact and some of them might weigh as much as 300 pounds.MORE NEWS: LA County Sheriff's Employee Killed, Woman Hurt After Vintage Sports Car Careens Into Pole In Temple City
If you’d like to track the satellite’s travels, click on the following link.