A satellite is only able to stay in space when there is a balance between the centripetal force and the centrifugal force. The crash occurred on Tuesday 485 miles above northern Siberia in a crowded polar orbit used by satellites that monitor weather, relay communications and perform scientific surveys. Did weather cause the crash that killed Kobe Bryant? Sputnik 1 (/ ˈ s p ʊ t n ɪ k / or / ˈ s p ʌ t n ɪ k /; "Satellite-1", or "PS-1", Простейший Спутник-1 or Prosteyshiy Sputnik-1, "Elementary Satellite 1") was the first artificial Earth satellite. Two dead satellites are on a collision course and could crash above a U.S. city. Did You Know That a Satellite Crashes Back to Earth About Once a Week, on Average? Details continue to emerge about the helicopter crash that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13 … Nancy Welke heard the crash … This past weekend, a lot of attention was focused on the Tiangong-1 space station. If these forces were not balanced, the satellite would crash to the earth. A satellite is only able to stay in space when there is a balance between the centripetal force and the centrifugal force. DETROIT – A Samsung pseudo satellite fell from the sky Saturday morning in a rural Michigan neighborhood, according to the Morning Sun.
A Chinese space station that Beijing reportedly lost control of is expected to hit the Earth on or around April 1. If these forces were not balanced, the satellite would crash to the earth.