Where will the runaway Chinese rocket land? That’s what the space authorities said

Last October 31 the Chinese government started by a Long March 5B rockets from Wenchang Space Launch Center, in Hainan. It is one of the most powerful launch vehicles in the country.

The goal was to send the third and last module to china tiangong space station. It should be noted that although the delivery and docking of the module was successful, the rocket’s re-entry to Earth was not.

When and where will the Chinese rocket land?

The re-entry of the Chinese rocket to Earth is out of control. Experts in Center for Orbital and Return Debris Studies (CORDS) from the Aerospace Corporation predict that the object, weighing more than 20 tons, will enter the atmosphere on Saturday, November 5.

The crash is estimated around 4:51 am (local time), with a margin of error of 14 hours, sometime in the Spanish. However, for now it is not yet known exactly where the remains of the rocket will fall and whether they pose a danger to people or infrastructure.

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Since the object is moving at speeds greater than 27,000 miles per hour, a variation of just a few minutes in the estimates represents a difference of hundreds of miles in place of impact.

“The uncertainty of where the large debris will eventually fall represents a level of risk for human security and property damage that is well above the commonly accepted thresholds,” CORDS warned.

In contrast, other estimates of Fr European Union Operational Centers for Space Surveillance and Tracking (EUSST) They expect the rocket to hit overnight this Friday. The weather is constantly updated on the official account of The Aerospace Corporation.

This is the fourth time that debris from March 5B has fallen uncontrollably into the Tierra. So far, China has not offered a solution to this recurring problem. So far, no one has been injured as a result of the impact.

Other fugitive re-entries landed on the west coast Africain Indian Ocean and in the north of Borneo, Asia. Debris from this year (July 2022) fell into the ocean near the coast Filipino women.

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