What goes up, must come down.
As if you don't have enough stuff to worry about...
NASA officials predict 6.2 tons of defunct satellite will make a fiery re-entry to the Earth's atmosphere sometime from Thursday to Saturday. Oh great.
Depending on the exact altitude at which the satellite's final plunge starts, most likely on Friday, the debris could scatter anywhere from Siberia to South America.
There is a 1-in-3,000 chance that parts of the satellite could hit a person.
If the satellite enters over a populated part of the world,
"people should see quite a show,"resembling a shooting star, even in the daytime, says NASA orbital debris expert Nicholas Johnson of the Johnson Space Center in Houston.