Space Exploration / Space Flight: Manned

Mythopoeika

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Since this rocket uncontrollably circles the earth every 90 minutes, the TV people claim it can go anywhere.

They seem to think New York, Madrid, Beijing, and Wellington, New Zealand are targets ?
Let it be Beijing. Then maybe they'll do something about their sloppy launching techniques.
 

EnolaGaia

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Update ...

The errant Chinese Long March rocket entered the atmosphere and crashed into the Indian Ocean west of the Maldives.

An out-of-control Chinese rocket plunged out of orbit Saturday night ET and reentered Earth's atmosphere, according to China's space agency.
The Long March 5B carrier rocket had an estimated landing area of 72.47°E longitude and 2.65°N latitude, just west of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean, China's National Space Agency said in a post on WeChat.
Most of the rocket was "destroyed" on reentry to the atmosphere, the space agency said

SOURCE: https://www.cnn.com/2021/05/08/app-...bris-long-march-rocket-reentry-scn/index.html
 

Kondoru

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Not surprised.

Still, they should be a bit more responsible next time.
 
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