lunes, enero 16, 2012

Radioactive space junk falls to earth

It was one of the heaviest and most toxic pieces of space junk ever to crash to Earth
Russia’s Phobos-Grunt space probe, with 22 pounds of radioactive Cobalt-57 on board, fell to Earth Sunday. The probe was launched in November to go to Phobos, a moon of Mars, but its rocket system failed to fire it onward from low Earth orbit.

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