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The Debris Track

The U.S. government isn't saying where the debris of a wayword satellite destroyed Wednesday is falling, but a computer model created by Analytical Graphics Inc. shows where 1,000 pieces of debris could reenter the atmosphere based on statistical models. The lines represent two rotations around the Earth.

The U.S. government isn't saying where the debris of a wayword satellite destroyed Wednesday is falling, but a computer model created by Analytical Graphics Inc. shows where 1,000 pieces of debris could reenter the atmosphere based on statistical models. The lines represent two rotations around the Earth.

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