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Satellite Being Destroyed for Safety Reasons



The planned death this weekend of the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory -
the first time that NASA has intentionally crashed a satellite into the
atmosphere - will be a cataclysmic end to a venerable mission, but one
the space agency says is required by safety.

	http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/nation/A47563-2000Jun1.html

-- 
Jeff, N9AVG
http://n9avg.org/

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