[FPSPACE] Suitsat still truckin' along!
ljk4 at msn.com
Thu Apr 27 14:53:25 EDT 2006
A fellow from Canada has actually filmed Suitsat as it passed overhead!
The quote from Spaceweather.com:
REMEMBER SUITSAT? Three months ago, ISS astronauts hurled an old Russian
spacesuit overboard. Amazingly, it is still orbiting Earth. On April 18th,
Kevin Fetter videotaped "SuitSat" passing over his home in Brockville,
Ontario, Canada: 1 MB movie. (The bright star in the movie is Vega.)
Eventually, SuitSat will sink into Earth's atmosphere and disintegrate in
spectacular style--a fireball--but not yet!
The film is here:
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