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NASA satellite debris may fall anywhere... except on eBay
[i]"Because this is a U.S. government satellite, any object that does reach the surface of the Earth, should it be found, is still the property of the United States," he said.
"You do not have the luxury of trying to sell it on eBay."
But where it falls does make a difference. If it lands within the boundaries of the United States, then "U.S. laws and regulations apply," Johnson said.
Should UARS drop debris outside the U.S. however, then the United Nations (UN) becomes involved...[/i]
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