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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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