© 2022 Iowa Public Radio
IPR20012_Website_Header_Option2_NewsNavy.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
90.9 KUNI (Cedar Falls/Waterloo) & HD services will be off air overnight (9/26-9/27) for tower inspection.

Mir's Demise

Linda Wertheimer talks to Mike Fudge, senior scientist in Orbital Kinetics and Reentry Simulation for ITT Industries. He says that it is very unlikely that pieces of the Mir space station will hit any people when it re-enters the Earth's atmosphere later this week. Fudge says that the Russians have a lot of experience with bringing spacecraft back to Earth and their previous re-entries have been safe.

Copyright 2001 NPR

Tags