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Rocket debris from China’s space station launch is falling back to Earth — but where? – Space.com

The Long March 5B rocket’s core stage could fall from space any day now.

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A large Chinese rocket is set to make an uncontrolled reentry back into Earth’s atmosphere, but it is not yet clear exactly where or when the debris will hit our planet.
China’s Long March 5B rocket is “unpredictably” falling back to Earth after launching a part of the new T-shaped Chinese space station on Thursday local time in Wenchang, according to SpaceNews. The 22.5-metric-ton Tianhe space station module is in its correct orbit after separating as planned from the core stage of the rocket,…

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