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Tiangong-1 (Chinese: 天宫一号; pinyin: Tiāngōng yīhào; literally: "...

wikipedia - 06 Apr 2018
Tiangong-1 (Chinese: 天宫一号; pinyin: Tiāngōng yīhào; literally: ""Heavenly Palace 1" or "Celestial Palace 1"") was China's first prototype space station. It orbited Earth from September 2011 to April 2018, serving as both a manned laboratory and an experimental testbed to demonstrate orbital rendezvous and docking capabilities during its two years of active operational life.
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Tiangong-1, China's First Space Station, Crashes Into the Pacific

New York Times - 02 Apr 2018
A Chinese space station the size of a school bus re-entered Earth's atmosphere about 5:16 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, scattering its remaining pieces over the southern Pacific Ocean, according to the United States' Joint Force Space Component Command ...
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Chinese Space Station Tiangong-1 Falling to Earth Now, But Where?

Space.com - 02 Apr 2018
It's almost crash time for China's falling space station Tiangong-1. As school bus-sized space station began what should be its last day in orbit today (April 1), experts weighed in on the possibilities of space debris – and whether this situation ...
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Tiangong-1: China space lab's return approaches

BBC News - 31 Mar 2018
The estimated window of re-entry for the defunct Chinese space lab Tiangong-1 has narrowed sharply. The timeframe for the fall to Earth is centred on 01:07 Monday GMT (02:07 BST), plus or minus two hours. Experts are tracking the module as it orbits at ...
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China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to fall to Earth

CNN - 30 Mar 2018
Markus Dolensky, technical director of the International Center for Radio Astronomy Research in Australia, said witnesses to the Tiangong-1 descent should see "series of fireballs" streaking across the sky -- provided there were no clouds. "It is now ...
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China's Tiangong-1 space lab to fall to Earth this weekend: ESA

Reuters - 27 Mar 2018
The Tiangong-1, or “Heavenly Palace 1”, China's first space lab, was launched into orbit in 2011 to carry out docking and orbit experiments as part of China's ambitious space program, which aims to place a permanent station in orbit by 2023. Tiangong-1 ...
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China's internet divided over Tiangong-1 satellite

The Space Reporter - 10 Apr 2018
After China lost control of the Tiangong-1 space station, experts are expecting it to crash into the Earth's atmosphere on April 1. However, China's internet is divided over the fate of the satellite, according to CNET. Although most foreign ...
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Tiangong 1 Falls, Blue Moon Rises and Mars Takes Aim At Saturn

Universe Today - 30 Mar 2018
As the Moon rolls along, the hapless Chinese space station Tiangong 1 hurtles toward Earth. Drag caused by friction with the upper atmosphere continues to shrink the spacecraft's orbit, bringing it closer and closer to inevitable breakup and ...
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Chinese Space Station May Crash Like NASA's Skylab

Space.com - 27 Mar 2018
China's Tiangong-1 space station is predicted to enter Earth's atmosphere sometime during Easter weekend, but the exact location of its re-entry remains a mystery. Its uncontrolled fall to Earth shares some similarities with the end of the Skylab space ...
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Tiangong-1 Splashes Down in the Pacific Ocean

Universe Today - 03 Apr 2018
Over the weekend, multiple space agencies' had their instruments fixed on the skies as they waited for the Tiangong-1 space station to reenter our atmosphere. For the sake of tracking the station's reentry, the ESA hosted the 2018 Inter Agency Space ...
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SpaceNews - 02 Apr 2018
Tiangong-1 reenters over South Pacific. by Jeff Foust — April 2, 2018. China's Tiangong-1 module, whose uncontrolled reentry had been watched with both anticipation and apprehension, returned to Earth harmlessly over the South Pacific Ocean late April ...
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Rocketing debris: When space junk crashed to earth

Herald Sun - 12 Apr 2018
THOUSANDS of objects float above Earth uselessly. Spent rocket parts, dead satellites and lost tools and equipment orbit the planet, littering our path beyond Earth. Some of those objects fall out of orbit, and most burn up as the re-enter the ...
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Chinese Space Station Tiangong 1 Plunges into the Pacific

Via Satellite - 02 Apr 2018
NW of Tahiti – it managed to miss the 'spacecraft graveyard' which is further south! pic.twitter.com/Sj4e42O7Dc. — Jonathan McDowell (@planet4589) April 2, 2018. China's first human space station, Tiangong 1, finally fell back to Earth over the ...

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