A NASA satellite fell to Earth after 2 decades

After spending 20 years in space, one of NASA’s old satellites which were named as Rossi X-ray Timing Xplorer (RXTE), burned up in the earth’s atmosphere while trying to re-enter into the earth. The satellite was decommissioned in the year of 2012. The instrument was said to spend its entire life searching for black holes […]

Satellite Crashes on Earth after Completing Two Decades in Space

The Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE) fell back on earth on April 30 after completing more than 20 years of its journey in space. It was burned up in the atmosphere after it entered. The satellite was decommissioned in the year 2012. Probing gravitational objects in space, the satellite gave insights into black holes, neutron […]