Tiangong-1 reentry update


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Aerospace Corporation has now narrowed the reentry window for China’s out-of-control Tiangong-1 station to 18 hours, centered at 12:15 pm (Eastern) on April 1st.

In my previous update I had misread their prediction, cutting the window in half by mistake. This new window means the spacecraft is predicted to come down anytime between 3:15 am (Eastern) and 9:15 pm (Eastern) on April 1st.

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  • Localfluff

    I bet it crashes in Australia again, like Skylab. I heard it took several decades until NASA paid the fines for littering a national park down there.

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