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China’s Tiangong-1 could Hit Earth on April Fool’s Day
March 23, 2018
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China’s Tiangong-1 could Hit Earth on April Fool’s Day

China’s 8.5-ton Tiangong-1 space lab might fall to Earth between March 30 and April 2. It’ll hurtle toward Earth in an uncontrolled fall. The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Space Debris Office in Darmstadt, Germany, predicted Thursday the Chinese space lab will re-enter Earth’s atmosphere by the end of...

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China’s Space Station Will Crash to Earth in March
January 06, 2018
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China’s Space Station Will Crash to Earth in March

China reports the Tiangong-1 space station will fall out of orbit sometime in March. However, the station will pose a minuscule risk to humans. So, with the lab being out of control, the nation’s desire to become a space superpower just got a hit. “They have a PR embarrassment on their hands,” said Jonathan...

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Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 Will Crash Down to Earth Within Months
October 13, 2017
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Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 Will Crash Down to Earth Within Months

Tiangong-1 space laboratory will break apart in the atmosphere of Earth. Pieces weighing as much as 100kg may fall from the skies. China launched the 8.5-ton Tiangong-1 space laboratory in 2011. China was ambitious that the laboratory would become a space superpower. The Chinese station has been in an orbit around Earth for...

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