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Failed Space Probe May Crash Sunday in Ocean

Russia is hoping that a failed space probe will fall into the Indian Ocean, far away from any populated areas, but still has no guarantee of the crash site.

Space agency Roscosmos said Wednesday that the midpoint in a three-day window when Fobos-Grunt's debris is expected to fall is at 9:18 a.m. GMT Sunday, when the probe will be above the ocean, about 1,700 kilometers west of Jakarta. The agency has predicted that the debris could fall anywhere along a broad swath between 51.4 degrees north to 51.4 degrees south.

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