Scientists have been trying to track a wayward Chinese space station for some time. They are now expected it to reenter the Earth’s atmosphere and impact the surface in the next week or two.
The Tiangong-1 stopped responding to China’s commands 2016, according to Space.com. Scientists have since anticipated the space station returning to Earth as a manmade meteorite, but are unsure where it will land.
In recent months, scientists have had a better approximation of where the station may land. According to the Washington Post, they’ve warned that Spain, Portugal, France and Greece may see the 19,000-pound meteorite plummet within their borders. – Fox News
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