Russian Spacecraft To Crash To Earth

A Russian spacecraft designed to burnish the nation’s faded space glory in a mission to one of Mars’ moons

has turned into one of the heaviest, most toxic pieces of space junk ever.

It will come crashing down to Earth in just a few days.

[ oh, terrific ]

The Russian space agency Roscosmos’ latest forecast

has the unmanned Phobos-Ground probe falling out of Earth’s orbit Sunday or Monday,

with the median time placing it over the Indian Ocean just north of Madagascar.

[ … just north of Madagasca’s good … ]

It said the precise time and place of its uncontrolled plunge can only be determined later,

[ … oh ]

and unless someone actually spots fiery streaks in the sky,

no one may ever know where any surviving pieces end up.


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