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Mon May 3, 2021, 07:01 PM

Out-of-control Chinese rocket parts could crash to Earth this week

Space News reports that the booster of a large Chinese rocket could come crashing to Earth in coming days. Where the debris will land is anyone’s guess.

The seemingly uncontrolled reentry is the CZ-5B core of China’s Long March 5B, which was used to launch the module into orbit for the construction of a Chinese space station.

The disposable booster and that rocket-propelled module reportedly parted ways after just over 8 minutes of flying together Wednesday, with the module headed into space and the 20-metric ton booster — or whatever parts of it survive reentry — possibly falling back to Earth soon.

According to Space News, if the nearly 100-foot long object makes its way back into Earth’s atmosphere, it would be the “the biggest human-made objects to perform an uncontrolled reentry.”

While it’s likely the rocket booster would burn up into fragments that fall into an ocean or otherwise non-populated area, there is no way of knowing what lands where.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/out-of-control-chinese-rocket-parts-could-crash-to-earth-this-week/ar-BB1gk1sy?li=BBnb7Kz

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Mon May 3, 2021, 07:22 PM

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Mon May 3, 2021, 07:36 PM

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