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A Chinese Long March 5B rocket launches the Wentian module of China

When and where will Chinese rocket debris fall to Earth this weekend?

A big Chinese rocket body will likely crash back to Earth tomorrow (July 30), but nobody knows exactly when or where. The 25-ton (22.5 metric tons) core stage of a Long March 5B rocket will reenter Earth’s atmosphere tomorrow at 2:05 p.m. EDT (1805 GMT), plus or minus five hours, according to the latest forecast …

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An uncontrolled Chinese rocket booster will fall to Earth this weekend

An uncontrolled Chinese rocket booster will fall to Earth this weekend

Sometime this weekend, a massive booster from a Chinese rocket will begin an uncontrolled fall back to Earth from space — and because of its considerable size and weight, parts of it may survive the descent through our planet’s atmosphere and hit the ground. The chances of the rocket hitting anyone and killing them are …

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