Latest Chinese rocket: Experts identify when spacecraft is out of control due to re-entry World

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Latest Chinese rocket: Experts identify when spacecraft is out of control due to re-entry World


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.

The aerospace company tweeted: “Our latest prediction for the re-entry of the Long March 5B CZ-5B rocket body is May 09, 2021 04:19 UTC ± 8 hours.
“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.

READ MORE: China rocket crash: When will Long March 5B debris return?

“The empty rocket body is now in an elliptical orbit around Earth where it is dragged into an uncontrolled reentry. ”
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.

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