`Beijing was on the path of crashed satellite`

Beijing, the Chinese capital was "perilously close" to a major catastrophe when the city came directly in the flight path of a bus-sized defunct German satellite when it plunged into the Bay of Bengal last October.

Jan 31, 2012, 21:28 PM IST

German satellite hurtles towards Earth

A German satellite around the size of a car is speeding towards Earth, officials said today.

Nov 12, 2011, 08:51 AM IST

Satellite may have crashed into Bay of Bengal

the Roentgen Satellite (ROSAT) re-entered the atmosphere at 0150 GMT (6:20am India time) on Sunday above the Bay of Bengal in an area between India and Myanmar.

Oct 25, 2011, 18:32 PM IST

Doomed satellite hits Earth, no report yet where it fell

A bus-sized defunct German satellite today plunged to Earth after languishing in a dead orbit for more than a decade, but space officials have no idea yet about where it fell.

Oct 23, 2011, 09:40 AM IST

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