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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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The ultimate guide to China's apps beyond the Great Firewall

CNET - 13 Aug 2018
The topics are mostly China-specific, like local college examinations (gaokao), mass relocations at college dorms, celeb gossip or more serious matters such as the reason satellite Tiangong-1 was retired and China President Xi Jinping's abolition of ...
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Tiangong-1, China's First Space Station, Crashes Into the Pacific

New York Times - 02 Apr 2018
For the past few weeks the fate of Tiangong-1 has provided some drama. The Chinese lost control of the spacecraft a couple of years ago and thus could not guide it to the middle of an ocean. Because of the drag of air molecules bouncing off Tiangong-1 ...
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Tiangong-1 crash: everything you need to know

The Guardian - 27 Mar 2018
In terms of size, Tiangong-1 is only the 50th largest spacecraft to come down, and there have been no recorded deaths or injuries from people being struck by debris from any of them. The largest uncontrolled entry was SkyLab, the 77-tonne US space ...
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China's Tiangong-1 space lab set to fall to Earth

CNN - 30 Mar 2018
The 40-foot long Tiangong-1 or "Heavenly Palace," is expected to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere between Sunday night and Monday morning US eastern time, according to the latest updates from the European Space Agency and the China Manned Space ...
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China's Tiangong-1 space lab to fall to Earth this weekend: ESA

Reuters - 27 Mar 2018
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - China's Tiangong-1 space lab is likely to fall to Earth sometime between Friday and Monday and shower debris over an area covering thousands of square kilometers (miles), though the risk to people will be very small, the European ...
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Tiangong-1: China space lab's return approaches

BBC News - 30 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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Tiangong-1's fiery death and ocean plunge

EarthSky - 07 Mar 2018
China's first space station, Tiangong-1, reentered Earth's atmosphere on April 2 at 00:16 UTC (April 1 at 8:16 p.m. EDT; translate UTC to your time). The reentry was over the Pacific Ocean. Did any pieces of the space station survive reentry, and did ...
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China's Tiangong-1 space station will crash to Earth within weeks

The Guardian - 06 Mar 2018
McDowell said Tiangong-1's descent had been speeding up in recent months and it was now falling by about 6km a week, compared with 1.5km in October. It was difficult to predict when the module might land because its speed was affected by the constantly ...
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China's Tiangong-1 space lab to plunge to Earth by March

CNN - 05 Jan 2018
"The worst realistic case is that the Tiangong-1 reenters over a highly populated area, and a few largest chunks hit the ground, with perhaps some minor property damage," McDowell said. "But this has never happened in the 60-year history of reentering ...
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China's Big Tiangong-1 Space Lab May Fall to Earth This Month

Space.com - 02 Mar 2018
The European Space Agency (ESA) has issued a new re-entry forecast for China's Tiangong-1 space lab. The 8.5-ton spacecraft is now expected to fall into Earth's atmosphere between March 24 and April 19, though ESA officials stressed that this is a ...
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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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