Over the Sahara Desert, an old NASA Satellite Crashes to Earth.

An aging NASA satellite that spent more than a decade studying the sun crashed to Earth over the Sahara Desert on Thursday, the space agency said.

According to NASA authorities, there have been no reports of damage or injuries as of yet from the reentry, which took place in Sudan in the early morning hours.

Also Read  Tweets that violate Twitter's hatred policy will be marked as limited.

It was anticipated that the majority of the Rhessi satellite, which weighed 660 pounds (300 kilograms), would burn up as it descended through the atmosphere. However, analysts predicted that some fragments would survive and hit the ground.

Over the Sahara Desert, an old NASA Satellite Crashes to Earth.

Rhessi, a 2002 invention, was discontinued in 2018 due to a communication issue. It observed solar flares and coronal mass ejections from the sun before going silent.

Also Read  10 Features of Google Maps You Probably didn't Know

The Reuven Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager is known as Rhessi.

The Science and Educational Media Group of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute supports the Associated Press’s health and science coverage. All content is the exclusive responsibility of the AP.

Sunil Kumar writes about smartphones and laptops for Gadgets360TechNews, out of Delhi. He is the Deputy Editor (Reviews) at Gadgets360TechNews. He has frequently written about the smartphone and PC industry and also has an interest in photography.

Sharing Is Caring:

Leave a Comment