Chinese space station ‘out of control’ is heading towards Earth

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CHINA (VOP TODAY NEWS) – The Chinese space station Tiangong 1 has been out of control and is now on its way to earth, the space agency Daily Space reported Friday.

The space agency of the European Agency said that the station “Tiangong 1” will reach somewhere in the northern hemisphere of the planet between 30 March and 2 April.

Earlier estimates suggested that the station, which carries highly toxic chemicals, would enter Earth orbit on April 3 and was likely to fall over New York in the United States and southern European states.

According to experts who follow the station, its downfall can not be predicted precisely, as it can rally to hit densely populated cities such as Barcelona, ​​Beijing, Chicago, Istanbul, Rome and Toronto.

The ship carries hydrazine, a chemical that is included in rocket fuel, causes irritation in the eye and throat, leads to fainting, and can be affected by the growth of cancerous tumors.

The ESA said the estimate of the station’s landing time on Earth was “very variable” and that its experts would make the expected appointments every two days.

The Chinese ship weighs 8 tons and a half tons, and experts believe most of its parts will be burned before reaching the ground, but may reach up to 100 km large fragments.