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buy a lotto ticket.... falling satelite

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by Briansol, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Briansol

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    1/3200 odds of a person getting hit/hurt when the strike zone covers most of earth?! I don't like them odds. lol
     
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    i wonder if this was a nuclear powered satellite
     
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    1 in 21 trillion that you'll get hit directly, but 1 in 3200 that you'll be hurt? That's like 90,000 people in the US alone... Forget nuclear, sounds like it's got space AIDS or something. :ph34r:

    EDIT: Wait, 1 in 3200 that someone will get hurt. That's different, nevermind. :p
     
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    they probably should have just stated the 1 in 21 Tril statistic for any particular individual
    lol
     
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    When is the shit supposed to hit the fan? I can't see the news article on mobile.
     
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    later this week
     
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    They'll know better by Thursday, but they can't tell exactly until after it actually hits. :lol:
     
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    I should have bought a lotto ticket....just got an email...

    "Urgent Airmen Notification - Satellite Re-entry
    Notice Number: NOTC3252

    Until September 26, 2011
    U.S. airspace and territories

    Specific instructions and restrictions are available from normal NOTAM sites and local air traffic facilities.

    *For the latest information, call your local Flight Service Station at 1-800-WX-BRIEF."

    Wait...3 more days?:confused:
     
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    haha this is an old atmospheric research satellite. UARS (Upper Atmospheric Research Satellite), my project manager used to operate/fly that mission.
     
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