Look Out Below: Failed Russian Spacecraft Could Fall Back to Earth This Weekend

January 12, 2012 Updated Jan 12, 2012 at 4:05 PM EDT

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Look Out Below: Failed Russian Spacecraft Could Fall Back to Earth This Weekend

January 12, 2012 Updated Jan 12, 2012 at 4:05 PM EDT

According to a story on Space.com, Russia's Federal Space Agency said this week that a failed Mars probe that has been stuck in the Earth's orbit for two months may fall back to the planet as early as Sunday.

The 14.5-ton craft is estimated to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere between Jan. 14 and Jan. 16. It could come down over the Indian Ocean, according to the report.

Read the Space.com story HERE.