Tiangong-1 space station burns up over the Pacific
02Apr

Artist's concept of Tiangong-1 hitting the Earth's atmosphere

China’s first outpost in space came to a fiery end today, making an uncontrolled reentry into the Earth’s atmosphere. The US Joint Force Space Command Component (JFSCC) has confirmed that at about 5:16 pm PDT on April 1 (April 2, 00:16 GMT), the derelict Tiangong-1 space station burned up over the southern Pacific Ocean ending weeks of uncertainty as to when and where it would finish its career.

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