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China’s Long March 5B rocket came ‘alarmingly’ close to International Space Station, astronomer says – 7NEWS.com.au

‘It does raise the possibility it was done deliberately as some kind of gesture.’

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An unmanned segment of a Chinese rocket came within an alarming distance of the International Space Station, a leading astronomer says.
Chinas Long March 5B rocket carried the main module of Tinhe, or Heavenly Harmony, into orbit on April 29.
But instead of re-entering the atmosphere soon after liftoff, it floated out-of-control in orbit for more than a week.
On Sunday, the world tracked its path over continents before it crashed into the Indian Ocean.
Among those mapping its journey was astronomer…

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