I read a news article saying that the entry would be "spectacular" where and when can I view the entry. Will it be visible in the US?

  • $\begingroup$ I think we have 1.5 hours to the re-entry... which means, its location is already probably known, but it is not yet in the news. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica Apr 1 '18 at 22:09
  • $\begingroup$ Okay, it is fallen down into the Pacific Ocean. $\endgroup$ – peterh - Reinstate Monica Apr 2 '18 at 1:50

No-one knows for sure where it will come down: there are still wide margins on the estimates. But it's not looking likely to be the US. You can see a graphic of one estimate here (click for the latest update):

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As you can see, the tracks do not go near the US in the relevant timeframe.

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  • $\begingroup$ The ESA's final estimate of 01:00 UTC +/- 2 hours would add about half a cycle to the end of the Aerospace Corp. one, extending the green line which currently ends over the Amazon over the Atlantic, Africa, and Asia into the western Pacific. $\endgroup$ – Peter Taylor Apr 1 '18 at 22:14
  • $\begingroup$ For real time updates, look for @Marco_Langbroek and @AerospaceCorp, the source of this image, on twitter $\endgroup$ – Hans Apr 1 '18 at 22:33

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