[FPSPACE] Progress M-58 junk almost hits airliner?
joberg at houston.rr.com
Wed Mar 28 11:44:40 EST 2007
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From: "David Anderman" <davida at cwo.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 10:27 AM
Subject: [FPSPACE] Progress M-58 junk almost hits airliner?
> "Pieces of space junk from a Russian satellite coming out of orbit
> narrowly missed hitting a jetliner over the Pacific Ocean overnight.
> The pilot of a Lan Chile Airbus A340, which was travelling between
> Santiago, Chile, and Auckland, New Zealand, notified air traffic
> controllers at Auckland Oceanic Centre after seeing flaming space
> junk hurtling across the sky just five nautical miles in front of and
> behind his plane about 10pm."
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