When and where will Chinese missile debris fall to Earth this weekend?

When and where will Chinese missile debris fall to Earth this weekend?

A large Chinese rocket body is likely to crash back to Earth tomorrow (July 30), but no one knows exactly when or where.

The 25-ton (22.5 metric tons) core stage of a Long March 5B rocket will enter Earth’s atmosphere tomorrow at 2:05 p.m. EDT (1805 GMT), plus or minus five hours, according to latest forecast from scientists at The Aerospace Corporation (opens in a new tab). The booster has spent less than a week in orbit; it lofted Wentianthe second module of China’s Tiangong space station, July 24.

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