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Federal Space Agency updates place of Phobos-Grunt fragments’ fall

January 13, 2012, 18:05 UTC+3
Fragments of Phobos-Grunt will fall over the Earth in southern areas of the Atlantic Ocean on January 15-16
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MOSCOW, January 13 (Itar-Tass) —— Fragments of the Russian Phobos-Grunt interplanetary research rover will fall over the Earth in southern areas of the Atlantic Ocean on January 15-16, the Federal Space Agency said on Friday.

“As of now, Phobos-Grunt has an elliptical orbit with the apogee of 185.6 kilometers and the perigee of 157.8 kilometers. The projected fall window is January 15-16 with the midpoint at 8:22 p.m. Moscow time on January 15,” the Agency said.

The fragments may fall over the Atlantic Ocean, along the eastern coast of South America, at 45 degrees South 60 degrees West.

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