Eighteen-Ton Chinese Rocket To Make Uncontrolled Re-entry

Long March 5B
Credit: Chinese Ministry of National Defense
The 18-ton core stage of a Chinese Long March 5B rocket is expected to make an uncontrolled re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere on May 8 or 9, U.S. and Russian officials said. The Long March 5B launched the first module of China’s new Tiangong orbital station on April 28. This variant was specially...
Maxim Pyadushkin

In addition to writing for Aviation Week Network, Maxim holds a key position at Russia's Air Transport Observer magazine. In the past he was in charge of several ATO’s sister aerospace publications and earlier worked for Moscow-based CAST defense think-tank.

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