By Tyler Durden
China’s nine-ton school bus-sized space station is set to impact the earth at any moment. The Tiangong-1 is currently orbiting at an altitude of 87 miles – approximately 30 miles lower than it was during our Thursday update.
According to China’s CGTN, impact is imminent, and projected to take place between 8:11pm ET and 9:33pm ET.
China’s #Tiangong1 space station expected to re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere between 8:11 a.m. and 9:33 a.m. BJT (0011GMT-0133GMT), according to China Manned Space Engineering Office pic.twitter.com/p3TkVwDcsf
— CGTN (@CGTNOfficial) April 2, 2018
You can track its progress at the following websites:
Stuff in Space (select TIANGONG 1)
Or by clicking on the picture below:
As we reported earlier, With China’s Tiangong-1 space station (translated as “Heavenly Palace”) full of highly toxic chemicals such as hydrazine, set to crash into the earth at a still unknown location some time today, Michigan isn’t taking any chances.
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