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China’s first space lab is falling to earth, will probably miss you

China’s first space lab is falling to earth, will probably miss you

China’s first space lab will crash down to earth in the coming months, but don’t worry: The odds of any debris hitting a person are…
China’s plummeting space station is just a taste of the world’s space junk problem

China’s plummeting space station is just a taste of the world’s space junk problem

China’s first space lab, which stopped working in 2016, is expected to crash to earth in coming months. But unlike the Tiangong-1, many man-made objects…
China's Tiangong-1 space station is falling to Earth, but it probably won't crush you

China's Tiangong-1 space station is falling to Earth, but it probably won't crush you

China's Tiangong-1 space station is hurtling through Earth's atmosphere, on a death dive to end its 7-year journey in space. The station, which is a bit smaller than a bus, is expected to fall into
Watch the skies — China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station will crash tonight

Watch the skies — China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ space station will crash tonight

As its orbit continues to decay, Tiangong-1 will begin to break apart in the Earth's atmosphere this evening. Up to ten percent of the spacecraft could make it to the ground intact, but it's unlikely
We may know when China's space station will fall to Earth, but we still don't know where

We may know when China's space station will fall to Earth, but we still don't know where

China's Tiangong-1 space station is falling to Earth. According to the most recent estimates from the European Space Agency (ESA), Tiangong-1 — which translates to "Heavenly Palace" — should fall back
China's Tiangong-1 space station could fall to Earth on Easter weekend

China's Tiangong-1 space station could fall to Earth on Easter weekend

China's decommissioned Tiangong-1 space station is heading back to Earth. Hour by hour, Tiangong-1 — whose name translates to "Heavenly Palace" — gets closer and closer to re-entering Earth's
Here Is FEMA’s Plan If the Falling Chinese Satellite Takes Aim at a US City

Here Is FEMA’s Plan If the Falling Chinese Satellite Takes Aim at a US City

China’s defunct space station Tiangong-1 will soon plummet toward Earth, likely this weekend. You will almost certainly not be harmed in any way by it—the odds of it striking an individual person are
How to follow along as China's derelict space station falls to Earth this weekend

How to follow along as China's derelict space station falls to Earth this weekend

This weekend, a derelict Chinese space station will plummet to Earth. While the station — named Tiangong-1 — will mostly burn up in the atmosphere when it falls to the planet, some relatively small
So, About the Satellite That's About to Crash Into Earth...

So, About the Satellite That's About to Crash Into Earth...

I love clicks as much as the next online journalist. I love that there is an uncertain thing happening, with infinite angles to write about and to scare people with. But as the Chinese Tiangong-1
Tiangong-1 Is Now Predicted to Hit Earth at 7:30pm ET Sunday, Give or Take Up to Seven Hours [Updated]

Tiangong-1 Is Now Predicted to Hit Earth at 7:30pm ET Sunday, Give or Take Up to Seven Hours [Updated]

Forecasts from the European Space Agency’s Space Debris Office and the US-based Aerospace Corp. predict that China’s falling space station, the Tiangong-1, will most likely plummet to Earth on Sunday
China's Tiangong-1 space station might be back on Earth in time for 'The Walking Dead'

China's Tiangong-1 space station might be back on Earth in time for 'The Walking Dead'

The Tiangong-1 should complete its fiery journey back to Earth sometime on Sunday night. The Chinese space station has been circling the planet in a gradually degrading orbit since it was
China’s Tiangong-1 space station burns up in Earth’s atmosphere above the Pacific Ocean

China’s Tiangong-1 space station burns up in Earth’s atmosphere above the Pacific Ocean

China’s Tiangong-1 space station is officially no more. According to multiple agencies tracking the space station’s movements, 34-foot-long spacecraft re-entered Earth’s atmosphere at 8:16 p.m. ET
China’s defunct space station comes to a fiery end over the South Pacific

China’s defunct space station comes to a fiery end over the South Pacific

China's defunct space station has come to a fiery end over the South Pacific. Officials confirmed that it mostly broke apart and burned up when it re-entered Earth's atmosphere at 8:16 p.m. ET on
Everything We Know So Far About Tiangong-1's Crash to Earth

Everything We Know So Far About Tiangong-1's Crash to Earth

If you closed your eyes and threw a dart at a spinning globe, odds are you’ll strike the Pacific Ocean. And that’s just where the doomed Chinese satellite Tiangong-1 landed last night.Read more...
Everything We Know So Far About Tiangong-1's Crash to Earth

Everything We Know So Far About Tiangong-1's Crash to Earth

If you closed your eyes and threw a dart at a spinning globe, odds are you’ll strike the Pacific Ocean. And that’s just where the doomed Chinese satellite Tiangong-1 landed last night.Read more...

Here’s what we know about China’s future space station

China’s going to start sending parts of its future space station into space as soon as 2020, with the aim of having it up and…
What you need to know about China’s falling space lab Tiangong-2

What you need to know about China’s falling space lab Tiangong-2

Chinese space lab Tiangong-2 is coming back to Earth with a controlled re-entry. Here's what's coming up next in China's space program.
China’s space station, Tiangong-2, has burned up in the atmosphere

China’s space station, Tiangong-2, has burned up in the atmosphere

China's space station, Tiangong-2, has burned up in the Earth's atmosphere as part of a planned deorbit. It was originally scheduled to be in space for two or three years, but it survived longer than