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China's Long March-5B rocket booster set for uncontrolled reentry

Space Daily Wednesday, 5 May 2021 ()
China's Long March-5B rocket booster set for uncontrolled reentryWashington DC (UPI) May 05, 2021

A U.S. astrophysicist is raising concerns about a Chinese carrier rocket used last week to launch the main module of a space station, as the rocket's core could be falling out of the Earth's orbit. Jonathan McDowell, an astrophysicist at the Astrophysics Center at Harvard University, said it is possible some parts of the rocket will survive re-entry and cause damage on land, The Guardian r
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China's Long March - 5B rocket is likely to fall uncontrollably and may hit you | Oneindia News 01:32

China launched the core module of its upcoming Tianhe space station earlier this week. The module reached the low earth orbit after being transported by the Chinese Long March - 5B rocket. But after making the drop-off the rocket is now likely to hurl back into the earth's atmosphere, making an...

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