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Chinese falling space station | U-M experts weigh in

University of Michigan experts comment on the China's first space station, Tiangong-1, that is in an uncontrolled de-orbit.| Short Read
University of Michigan experts comment on the China's first space station, Tiangong-1, that is in an uncontrolled de-orbit. The station is expected to either burn up completely in Earth's atmosphere or have small debris reach the ground between March 31 and April 1, 2018.

University of Michigan experts comment on China’s first space station, Tiangong-1, that is in an uncontrolled de-orbit.  The station is expected to either burn up completely in Earth’s atmosphere or have small debris reach the ground between March 31 and April 1, 2018.

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  • Aaron Ridley

    Aaron Ridley

    Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

  • James Cutler

    James Cutler

    Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering and Associate Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

  • Mike Liemohn

    Mike Liemohn

    Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering

ivanov in the trees

Spotlight: Data is life

Take a multimedia trip to the Amazon and meet the researchers who are working to understand how the future of the rainforest could affect us all. | Short Read