News Archive / Tagged: Tiangong-1
Tiangong-1 re-enters atmosphere, burns up over South PacificTomasz NowakowskiApril 2nd, 2018
China’s Tiangong-1 space laboratory is now in the history books after it burned up almost entirely on re-entry above the southern Pacific Ocean. While most parts of the defunct station are believed to have burned up in the Earth’s atmosphere, some pieces may have survived and plummeted into the water.
Tiangong-1 reentry window narrows to Easter SundayTomasz NowakowskiMarch 30th, 2018
Latest predictions indicate that China’s defunct Tiangong-1 space laboratory will fall to Earth most likely on April 1. According to updated calculations made by The Aerospace Corporation, the station will enter the atmosphere around 11:15 a.m. EDT (15:15 GMT) plus or minus 14 hours.
Tiangong-1 to fall to Earth over Easter weekendTomasz NowakowskiMarch 25th, 2018
According to new calculations, China’s Tiangong-1 space laboratory will most likely fall to Earth over Easter weekend. More specifically, the European Space Agency and The Aerospace Corporation predict that the out-of-control spacecraft will re-enter the atmosphere between March 29 and April 4.
Tiangong-1 space laboratory to fall to Earth in about 2-3 weeksTomasz NowakowskiMarch 20th, 2018
New calculations made by Aerospace Corporation and the European Space Agency (ESA) indicate that China’s disabled Tiangong-1 space laboratory - could be coming back to Earth - soon.
Tiangong-1 space laboratory to crash to Earth between mid-March and mid-April, according to new ESA estimatesTomasz NowakowskiFebruary 5th, 2018
ESA’s Space Debris Office has issued a new updated forecast for the imminent atmospheric re-entry of China’s Tiangong-1 space laboratory, which appears to have been floating in space out of control for almost two years.
Chinese expert denies claims of Tiangong-1’s uncontrolled re-entryTomasz NowakowskiJanuary 10th, 2018
China’s Tiangong-1 space laboratory is not out of control and poses no danger to Earth. This is according to a leading Chinese spaceflight engineer.
Tiangong-1 space laboratory containing hazardous substance to crash to Earth in MarchTomasz NowakowskiJanuary 7th, 2018
According to new calculations, China’s space laboratory, Tiangong-1 will fall to Earth in March of 2018. While most parts of the spacecraft are likely to burn up in the atmosphere, there are concerns that some pieces, containing highly-toxic chemicals, may hit the ground.
Tiangong-1 space laboratory to crash to Earth within monthsTomasz NowakowskiOctober 20th, 2017
It could be just a matter of few weeks or months before China’s Tiangong-1 space laboratory will fall to Earth. The spacecraft is continuing its gradual descent toward the surface after control over the mission was lost in early 2016.
China’s Tiangong-1 space laboratory to fall to Earth in 2017Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 23rd, 2016
China’s first space laboratory, Tiangong-1 (“Heavenly Palace”), is expected to re-enter the atmosphere in the second half of 2017, according to Chinese officials. While most parts of the spacecraft will burn up, there are worries some pieces may hit the ground.