Out-of-orbit Chinese space station will fall to Earth soon

- A Chinese space station is set to crash into Earth in the coming days.

After spending a year and a half out of orbit, the European Space Agency says the Tiangong-1 will re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere between March 30 and April 1, reports FOX News, give or take a few days.

The list of possible sites includes, New York City, Chicago, Beijing, Toronto, Rome and Barcelona. While the object is expected to burn up as it approaches Earth’s atmosphere, pieces weighing up to 220 pounds could make impact. However, those pieces could also land in the ocean. Scientists say they can’t pinpoint exactly where the craft will land.

The space station stopped responding to China’s commands in 2016, according to Space.com.
 

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