Another Chinese missile will crash to Earth on Saturday. What is the danger?

The main stage of China’s Long March 5B missile is set to return to Earth uncontrollably next week, in a re-entry that China is closely tracking and says poses little risk.

The 25-ton (23 metric tons) rocket stage, which was launched on July 24, is expected to re-enter the Wentian lab’s cabin module to the unfinished Tiangong Space Station in China. Earth On July 30 at 7:24 p.m. ET, increase or take 16 hours, according to researchers at The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for the Study of Orbital and Return Debris (Opens in a new tab).

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