NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 19, 2011
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(Washington: Tom Costello) The uncertainty about when and where a 6-ton satellite will crash to Earth featured; the odds of getting hit by space debris cited; NBC News footage from 1979 about Skylab falling to Earth shown. [NASA orbital debris scientist Mark MATNEY- says it’s tumbling in ways we can’t control.] [Griffith Observatory curator Laura DANLY- notes pieces of junk smash into each other and make more pieces of junk.]
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