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China’s Tiangong 2 was Destroyed Last Week, Burning up in the Atmosphere Over the South Pacific Ocean

China recently successfully conducted a controlled deorbit of its second orbital laboratory, Tiangong-2.

5 months ago

China is Working on Their Own Reusable Rocket: the First Stage of the Long March-8, Which Could Launch in 2021

At a recent space conference in China, the Chinese space agency recently indicated that the Long March 8 rocket will…

2 years ago

Tiangong-1 Splashes Down in the Pacific Ocean

According to a statement made by the US Air Force, the reentry of the Tiangong-1 was confirmed over the Pacific…

2 years ago

Did You Know That a Satellite Crashes Back to Earth About Once a Week, on Average?

According to the ESA's Space Debris Office, about 100 tonnes of space debris enters our atmosphere every year on average.

2 years ago

Here’s How to Follow the De-Orbit of Tiangong-1, now Estimated to Happen Between March 30 and April 2

All across the world, space agencies and satellite trackers are predicting that China's Tiangong-1 space station will enter Earth's atmosphere…

2 years ago

Tiangong 1 Falls, Blue Moon Rises and Mars Takes Aim At Saturn

Skywatchers have a busy weekend ahead. The Chinese space station is expected to burn up in the atmosphere, the Moon…

2 years ago

China Says it Still has Control Over Tiangong-1 and Can Decide Where It’ll Crash

According to a recent statement by a top engineer from the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, China is still…

2 years ago

In mid-March, the Chinese Tiangong-1 Space Station is Going to Come Crashing Back Down to Earth… Somewhere

According to the latest predictions, China's Tiangong-1 space station is going to come crashing to Earth in March - but…

2 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Sept 23, 2016: Dr. Frank Timmes and Online Astronomy Education

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guests: Dr. Frank Timmes is an astrophysicist at Arizona State University and will be discussing…

3 years ago

How To See the Doomed Tiangong-1 Chinese Space Station

China's first space station, Tiangong-1, is expected to fall to Earth sometime in late 2017. We’ve known for several months…

3 years ago