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An Out Of Control Satellite Could Hit Ireland This Weekend

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First off, this is NOT an early April Fools, but that is the date this space junk is set to crash land somewhere on this fair planet.

The Chinese satellite known as Tiangong-1 is plunging towards the Earth!

Nicknamed, 'The Celestial Palace' by the Chinese Space Agency the out-of-control space station is calculated to land somewhere on Earth this Easter Sunday!

They really haven't narrowed it down very well and the authorities are refusing to say what the satellite was being used for in the first place.

We blame Facebook. 

The European Space Agency are monitoring it's movements and reporting back every hour.

Here's a pretty good explainer all about what happens when Satellites Of Love become Satellites Out Of Love:

There's only one thing to do and that's call up these lads...

 


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