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Air Force Tracks Falling Space Junk, and You Can Too (Video)

Where in the world will the space junk fall? A dead space satellite is falling to earth and is expected to hit the ground on Friday. And figuring out where is a job the Air Force has taken under its wing.

The Joint Space Operations Center of US Strategic Command at Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California is tracking the satellite - a 6.5-ton, school bus-size piece of equipment. NASA sent the climate satellite into space two decades ago, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Fox News has created a widget for folks to use who want to track the satellite themselves. Click here to see it.


With more about the Air Force's work tracking the satellite, here's a video report from the Pentagon Channel: