Jules Verne Burns Up!

No, not the pioneering french sci-fi author. The robotic European “space freighter” that autonomously docked with the ISS a while back. It had outlived its use on the ISS, so it was filled with waste, detached and sent into a controlled re-entry. At 20 metric tons, it made for quite the fireworks show:

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One Comment on “Jules Verne Burns Up!”

  1. danielle Says:

    will this be new answer to our waste problem?

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