The latest predictions from astronomers are that rocket core debris will fall back to earth around 5:19 a.m. Sunday morning, in Greenwich meanwhile. However, there is still a large window to know precisely when the rocket will fall back to earth. Experts admitted it could be eight hours before or after.
“Along the ground track shown here. “
Astronomers said it was very difficult to predict where the rocket might land.
It’s because it’s going so fast.
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The Long March rocket successfully launched the Tianhe module from the Chinese Space Station last week.
Now, the 30-meter-long rocket has also reached orbit and is now one of the biggest launches ever to perform an uncontrolled reentry.
The Long March rocket core currently travels the world once every 90 minutes, or seven kilometers every second.