After all, the clock came, which was being waited.
According to reports from China and USA, the closed Chinese space station ‘The Tiangong-1’ was shattered after reaching the Earth’s atmosphere in the South Pacific region.
Astronomer Jonathan McDowell tweeted that “The Tiangyong-1” Greenwich entered the Earth’s atmosphere at 8.00 a.m. in the morning according to the standard time.
The 10 meter wingspan (Wingspain) and the eight ton weight ‘The Tiangong-1’ was launched in 2011 for space experiments.
It is believed that it was much larger than most of the things that were made for space and the man returning to the Earth’s atmosphere.
China lost its contact with ‘The Tiangong-1’ and due to this, there was no control over its fall.
Knowledgeable people were also feared that the space station could fall on top of any populated area.
Long March 2 F Rocket carrying Tiangong-1 into space. It was released in space on September 29, 2011.
What is the Tiangong-1?
China started sending ships in space in 2001 and sent the animals to the test. After this, Chinese scientists arrived in 2003.
After the Soviet Union and America, China was the third country to do this.
In 2011, China’s Space Station program began with The Tiangong-1. A small space station was able to take scientists space for a few days. Then in 2012 China’s first female traveler Liu Yang went to the space.
It stopped working in March 2016 after two years of time.
In 1979, the Skylab space station, weighing nearly 80 tonnes, was also partially depleted on the ground in an arbitrary manner. At that time pieces of fragments were found in some areas of Australia but no casualty was reported.