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China reveals where the 22-tonne Long March 5B rocket will ‘likely’ hit on re-entry to Earth – 7NEWS.com.au

The US Space Command is tracking the rocket’s location for ‘potential threats’, with re-entry expected to be around May 8.

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Debris from a Chinese rocket that sent part of a planned space station into orbit last week is likely to fall in international waters, Chinas Global Times reports amid concerns it could cause damage on re-entry to earth.
The Long March 5B blasted off from Hainan island on April 29 carrying the Tianhe module that contains what will become living quarters for three crew on a permanent Chinese space station.
Its point of re-entry remains unclear but the Global Times, a tabloid published by the official…

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