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...

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