Came first the falling to Earth of the Chinese space station

Techno 29 March, 2018

2018-03-29 15:56

Came first the falling to Earth of the Chinese space station
At the time of the picture the station was at an altitude of 220 kilometers from the surface of the Earth.

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Scientists from the robotic telescope project Virtual Telescope Project has received the Chinese space station “Tiangong-1”, which can in the coming days to fall to the Ground. The picture was published on the project website, the news informs Rus.Media.

As the researchers note, the picture was taken March 28, at this point, the station was at an altitude of about 220 miles above the Earth’s surface, that is, two times lower than ISS. The speed of movement of the station amounted to about 28 thousand kilometres per hour.

March 27 scientists from fraunhoferstra Institute for high frequency physics and radar techniques has posted a video of an uncontrolled rotation of the “Tiangong-1”.

The video became the first in the world released a radar image of its movement. It is noted that the rotation speed of the station increased to 2.2 degrees per second that is one revolution around its axis in 2 minutes 43 seconds.

Previously, the newspaper The Economist wrote that the Chinese space station “Tyangun-1” will soon fall to the Ground. However, no matter where fell the wreckage, the likelihood that someone will suffer very low. Though, because our world is mostly ocean.

In addition, people are rather tiny compared to the area of the possible fall of the station. However, to exclude this possibility is also not necessary, although in the history of kosmonavti no one has become the victim of the return of the space apparatus to Earth.