Tin hats at the ready!

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Another satellite is on the way down - or will be in a few weeks time.

This time is the Goce gravity probe which is the most gorgeous streamlined shape, and when the ion drive dies in a couple of weeks shes on the way back to earth

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24043526
 

Channel Hopper

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How much foil does one need to mimic a tin hat ?
 

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Never mind aluminium foil. If you have more money than sense take a look here for your personal defender. A snip at $297. Or there's the household model, using the same identical principle as the personal defender, for a modest $499.

To really stroke your paranoia, you can order these (at extra expense!) with tamper evident seals.

The whole site is full of multifarious ways buy snake oil.
 

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And I most definitely do not want to stroke your paranoia!
 

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Defender (as I knew it) is an arcade game from the 80's.

 

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Tchhh. Living in the past CH.
 

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Very interesting as this bird has a near as no matter north south orbit and more chance for land impact
 

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Ive always said there wont be any serious work done on dealing with EOL satellites until one dumps a few hundred kilos of scrap metal on a city.
 

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Biggest lump could be 250 kilos.

Must order some more foil.
 

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Stock up on paracetamols too....
 

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Foil and Paracetamol?

That's one heck of a roll-up :-congrats
 

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According to satflare bit lower altitude now
 

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Burn up could be as early as Nov 9th according to one report I saw yesterday.
 

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Max orbit height now under 200km ( satflare )
 
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