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  • SportEvening Standard

    Crystal Palace best youngsters: 'Enormous' talent and next Jamie Vardy headline next generation

    Eagles have a proud history of producing their own talents

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  • ScienceThe Guardian

    Uncontrolled European satellite falls to Earth after 30 years in orbit

    ERS-2 expected to break up into pieces and burn as it re-enters Earth’s atmosphere probably over Pacific Ocean

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  • ScienceThe Independent

    Satellite crash – live: Out-of-control ERS-2 set to hit Earth within hours

    An out-of-control satellite is hurtling towards Earth, nearly three decades after it first launched. The ERS-2 satellite, which served as an observation platform, is expected to enter the Earth’s atmosphere at some point on Wednesday. The European Space Agency (ESA) said the risks associated with the two-tonne satellite are “very low”, however there is still a chance that fragments could hit populated areas.

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  • ScienceStoryful

    European Satellite Due to Crash Back to Earth After Nearly 30 Years in Space

    A European satellite was expected to fall to Earth on Wednesday, February 21, after nearly 30 years in space, according to the European Space Agency (ESA).The ERS-2 satellite was launched in 1995, following on from its sister satellite, ERS-1, which had been launched four years earlier. At the time of their launch the ERS satellites were viewed as the most sophisticated observation satellites ever developed, ESA said.ESA retired the ERS-2 in 2011 and began the process of deorbiting, and after 13

  • EntertainmentPA Media: Tech

    BBC soaps can be made with AI in three to five years, MPs hear

    The director of Gary Oldman-starring spy series Slow Horses also said that the show’s success proves that ‘quirky British’ TV can become global.

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  • ScienceRFI

    European satellite set for fiery tumble into Earth's atmosphere

    The European Space Agency’s (ESA) European Remote Sensing 2 (ERS-2) satellite will take an uncontrolled, fiery plunge into the atmosphere sometime on Wednesday. Its planned re-entry is part of ESA's goal of mitigating the problem of space debris.This natural re-entry of ERS-2, launched in 1995, follows on from its 66 de-orbiting manoeuvres carried out by ESA in 2011. ESA ended the once cutting-edge satellite's operations in 2011.Quentin Verspieren, ESA senior expert on space debris, told RFI tha

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  • ScienceThe Independent

    Biggest snake species in the world discovered in Amazon rainforest

    Species was found during filming for National Geographic’s Disney+ series Pole to Pole with Will Smith

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