Re: dangerous decay?

From: Willie Koorts (
Date: Wed Apr 02 2003 - 04:18:29 EST

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    On Wed, 2 Apr 2003 wrote:
    > I read this on
    > JAKARTA - Debris from an Italian-Dutch space satellite may hit Indonesia in
    > April, the Indonesian space agency warned this week. The National
    > Aeronautics and Space Agency (LAPAN) said exposure to toxic substances from
    > the battery and fuel of the 1.6 tonne BeppoSAX satellite could be fatal. The
    > Italian Space Agency played down the risk.
    > LAPAN said the satellite is expected to re-enter the atmosphere on April 19
    > and its fragments could likely fall along the Equator, including Sumatra,
    > Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Maluku and Papua.
    Was this issued on April 1?  
    Just asking!  ;-))
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