A Boomer NASA Satellite Made a Final Fiery Flight Back to Earth – Gizmodo Australia

A NASA satellite launched back in 1964 made its final journey in a return to Earth over the weekend, disintegrating as it shot through the atmosphere.
The satellite, Orbiting Geophysics Observatory 1 (OGO-1), was launched back in September 1964 to help us better understand planet Earth. It was the first of six satellites with the same mission launched between 1964 and 1969.
Specifically, the nearly 500-kilogram satellite was designed to learn how the planets magnetosphere Earths magnetic field…

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