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A SPACE STATION IS FALLING TO EARTH. HERE'S WHERE IT COULD LAND

A SPACE STATION IS FALLING TO EARTH. HERE'S WHERE IT COULD LAND A defunct Chinese space station is expected to plunge to Earth from its orbital perch in late March. The Tiangong-1 station will mostly burn up as it plummets through Earth’s atmosphere. Some fragments could survive the fiery reentry, but experts say the risk to humans on the ground is small. “I personally wouldn’t be fearful at all about being struck by space debris,” said Dr. Andrew Abraham, a senior member of the technical staff at the Aerospace Corporation, a federally funded research organization based in El Segundo, California, that has been modeling the 18,000-pound station's reentry path.   More



(Source: NBC News - Jan 18)

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