It was sent for China’s space station on April 29th. The rocket carrying the first module got out of control after launch. For days, breaths were held, it was a matter of curiosity where the rocket would land.
The rocket weighing tons of free fall fell into the Indian Ocean.
China’s Manned Space Engineering Office announced that the rocket landed near the Maldives at 10.24 Chinese time (05.24 local time). SpaceTrack.com, which keeps track of the rocket’s position from moment to moment, also confirmed the fall of Lond March 5B.
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The Long March-5B rocket was launched into space on April 29 to carry the first piece of the China Space Station and its core module Tienhi (Celestial Harmony) into space.
After a while, the 22-ton rocket got out of control and started to shatter.
The possibility of rocket debris falling on settlements caused anxiety around the world.
Pentagon had announced that the rocket could crash into a desert in Turkmenistan. Russian Space Agency Roscosmos predicted that the rocket would crash into the Timor Sea in southern Indonesia.