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Long March 5B – China’s heaviest rocket fell to Earth – UNIAN

Long March 5B was supposed to deliver a laboratory module to a new Chinese space station under construction in orbit.

Social media users in Malaysia have posted a video that shows that this is the wreckage of a rocket / Xinhua

Chinese rocket fell to Earth on Saturday. The US has accused Beijing of withholding “specific trajectory information” needed to know where possible debris might fall.

This is stated in the article Reuters.

The US Space Command said the Long March 5B rocket re-entered the atmosphere over the Indian Ocean at approximately 1645 GMT, questions about “technical aspects of re-entry such as a potential debris impact site” were referred to China.

“All space nations should follow established best practices and contribute to sharing such information in advance to provide reliable predictions of potential debris impact risk. This is critical to the responsible use of space and the safety of people here on Earth,” the spokesman said. NASA Bill Nelson.

Social media users in Malaysia posted a video showing what appears to be rocket debris.

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China was warned that the body of the Long March 5B was too large and, in the event of a re-entry into the atmosphere, numerous rocket fragments would cover an area of ​​\u200b\u200b2 thousand km with rain.

Long March 5B was supposed to deliver a laboratory module to a new Chinese space station under construction in orbit. This was the third flight of the rocket since its first launch in 2020.

Fragments of another Chinese Long March 5B landed on the Ivory Coast in 2020, damaging several buildings in the West African nation, although there were no reports of injuries.

To avoid an uncontrolled fall of missiles, the States, for example, have improved their development.

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