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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

BepiColombo approaching Mercury. Credit: European Space Agency

U-M researchers to help unravel Mercury, solar system mysteries

In ESA's BepiColombo mission, an examination of the particles in Mercury's upper atmosphere will shed light on what the planet is made of. | Medium Read