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Overseas Network, January 10 According to the Associated Press report on January 9, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on the same day that a defunct scientific satellite in the United States has crashed near the coast of Alaska after orbiting the earth for nearly 40 years.

The Earth-exploration satellite was launched into orbit in 1984 and weighed 2,450 kilograms, the US Department of Defense said. It re-entered orbit on the 8th local time and fell from the atmosphere into the Bering Sea, hundreds of miles away from Alaska, USA. NASA said there have been no reports of injuries or structural damage from debris from the falling satellite.

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