> In a message dated 3/25/00 7:47:28, John Clard wrote:
> >According to NASA's figures, in a uncontrolled re-entry
> >there is one chance in a thousand the debris will hit somebody
> That's a ridiculously high probability. Human bodies don't cover 1/1000 of
> the earth. Maybe they mean 1:1000 of hitting a structure?
The thing is that the debris will be scattered over such a wide area,
and in so many pieces. Its still less likely than for the average person
to die in an airline accident.
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