A 22-ton Chinese rocket is falling back to Earth. Where will it land?

When you’re asked, “What’s up?” this weekend, here’s your answer: the Long March 5B, a roughly 44,000-pound rocket body that’s spiraling toward Earth. But scientists are unsure when and where this debris — from China’s launch this past Sunday of its Wentian space-station module—will land. The Aerospace Corporation did release its latest predicted paths for … Read more

China says closely tracking rocket debris hurtling towards Earth | Space News

Beijing says uncontrolled re-entry of rocket debris poses little risk to anyone on the ground. Remnants of a large Chinese rocket are expected to streak through the atmosphere this weekend in an uncontrolled re-entry that Beijing says it is closely tracking but poses little risk to anyone on Earth. The Long March 5B rocket blasted … Read more

China’s 21-ton rocket booster will fall down to Earth after space station launch

The 23-ton Long March 5B rocket which carried the Wentian laboratory module, took off from Hainan Island at 2:22 pm local time Sunday, July 24, and the module successfully docked with China’s orbital outpost. Its job completed, the rocket has gone into an uncontrolled descent toward Earth’s atmosphere and it’s not clear where it will … Read more

In China, Apple will offer discounts on recent iPhones and several accessories

In France, promotions on the Apple Store are rare: the company almost never offers them with the exception of the traditional Back to School offer for students. Chinese customers are more fortunate, the manufacturer having just announced a period of promotions of four days at the end of the month. This will concern the iPhone … Read more