Another Doomed Spacecraft Set to Fall Back to Earth

December 16, 2011 Updated Dec 16, 2011 at 6:30 PM EDT

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Another Doomed Spacecraft Set to Fall Back to Earth

December 16, 2011 Updated Dec 16, 2011 at 6:30 PM EDT

Yet another doomed spacecraft is set to fall back to Earth in the near future.

According to a story on Space.com, a failed Russian probe that has been stuck in the wrong orbit for more than a month is estimated to fall back to Earth sometime in January.

The re-entry of Phobos-Grunt is the third satellite-type craft that will have fallen back to Earth in recent months.

Read the Space.com story HERE.