the end of life

the end of life

Cygnus OA6 Reentry

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Cygnus OA6 re-entered at 13:29 UT, June 22, creating a horizon-to-horizon meteor. Captured during the Cygnus Shallow Re-Entry Observation Campaign, a multi-instrument airborne campaign to monitor the shallow reentry of Cygnus OA6 over the south Pacific ocean to put REBR-W data in context and better understand the physics of the end of life International Space Station de-orbit and the physics of shallow uncontrolled reentries.