ROSAT is expected to fall to Earth this Sunday

German satellite ROSAT will fall to earth this weekend

Here we go again. An out of service German satellite is hurtling towards Earth and may re-enter its atmosphere this weekend, according to the German Aerospace Centre. Last month small pieces of NASA's Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) crash-landed somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.
Yury Gagarin via Russian Federal Space Agency

YouTube film of Yury Gagarin recreates 50 years of man in space

YouTube is celebrating 50 years of manned space flight by premiering a feature length film which recreates Yury Gagarin’s first orbit in outer space. The film combines original audio and video recordings of the flight with HD footage taken from the International Space Station. A new score was written epsessially for the piece by composer Philip Sheppard.