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The 21-ton rocket stage from China is out of control and will shortly crash into the planet.
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The 21-ton rocket stage from China is out of control and will shortly crash into the planet.

Again, here we are. On July 24, a new module of China's Tiangong space station was successfully launched into orbit. Although it is an outstanding accomplishment, over the next few days, the international community is likely to concentrate on a drawback of the launch. This is due to the fact that the Long March 5B rocket's core stage, which launched the Wentian module into orbit, has remained there and will make an unplanned re-entry over an unidentified area. Another uncontrolled Long March 5B re-entry The core stage of a Long March 5B reentered Earth's atmosphere over the Indian Ocean in May of last year, almost exactly as it had in May of the previous year. In the end, nobody was hurt, but the world community criticized China's space program for its lack of preparation an...