Mysterious Chunk of Space junk on Earth Collision course

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  1. LaserT

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    "A rogue chunk of debris that orbited Earth far beyond the Moon is making a homecoming on November 13th, astronomers have concluded. WT1190F is one to two meters in length and probably hollow, but beyond that, we have no idea WTF the aptly-named piece of space garbage is.

    Much, if not all of WT1190F will burn up in orbit around 06:19 GMT on November 13th. Any remaining fragments will splash into the Indian Ocean just south of Sri Lanka, so if you were planning a fishing outing on that very day, maybe reschedule. The event will go unnoticed by most of the world, but the astronomers who track near-Earth objects are all in a tizzy over it.
    As Harvard astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell told Nature News, it could be a “lost piece of space history come back to haunt us,” perhaps an old rocket fragment from the Apollo era."


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    Will be cool to see when they film it entering Earth.
     
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    Holy dunc space junk comin in for the splash.

    Howard's personal weatherman has advised him to take cover immediately.

    "The sky was falling, Robin."
     
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    Howard has a personal astrologer?
     
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    Some say a comet will fall from the sky, followed by meteor showers and tidal waves.....Learn to SWIM!!
     
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    Could be Apollo 10's Lunar excursion Module (LEM) "Snoopy"

    Apollo 10, launched on May 18, 1969, was the "dry run" before the first moon landing mission, Apollo 11.
    - After carrying out a lunar orbit docking procedure, the Lunar Module (called "Snoopy") was jettisoned.

    Most of the Ascent stages impacted on the moon. Apollo 10's was jettisoned out in space. The site of Apollo 16's ascent stage isn't known either.
     
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    Maybe a large part from the Apollo 13 service module tank explosion?
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    That was crazy stuff.
     
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    That was probably just shrapnel.
     
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    Remember that chick on "Northern Exposure".....The one that had a bunch of boyfriends die on her......
    Wasn't one killed when he was smacked by a satellite?
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    Technically no. But if comes from the sky it is up to his weatherman to let him know about it.
     
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    both Apollo 13's service module and lunar lander burned up in earths atmosphere
     
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    It could be a piece of Uranus. :grad:
     
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