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Capsule Full of Space Station Junk Makes Fiery Re-entry

A capsule filled with space station trash bit the cosmic dust Wednesday with a keenly interested scientific audience. The cargo carrier broke apart and burned up while re-entering Earth's atmosphere high above the Pacific. Researchers gathered information on the breakup from sensors it carried, in hopes that the data will improve future spacecraft. Built by Virginia-based Orbital ATK, the capsule had been cut loose from the International Space Station last week. It followed its own...

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