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China’s Out-of-Control Rocket Set to Re-Enter Earth’s Atmosphere

05/05/2021 06:58 PM | Click to read full article

The US Department of Defence has said it is tracking the Chinese Long March 5B-rocket that is out of control and set to re-enter Earth's atmosphere this weekend.

The Chinese rocket is expected to enter Earth's atmosphere around May 8 and US Space Command is tracking the rocket's trajectory amid concerns about where its debris may make an impact.