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`Beijing was on the path of crashed satellite`

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 21:28

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.

German satellite hurtles towards Earth

Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 08:51

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

Satellite may have crashed into Bay of Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 18:32

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.

Doomed satellite hits Earth, no report yet where it fell

Last Updated: Sunday, October 23, 2011, 09:40

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.

Another doomed satellite to crash land soon

Last Updated: Monday, October 03, 2011, 18:25

After the six-tonne UARS satellite of NASA that crashed into the Pacific ocean over a week ago, another is approaching fast for a fiery death plunge soon.