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Chinese rocket junk may have just smashed into Moon

A chunk of Chinese space junk today crashed into the far side of the Moon, according to a maker of astrometry software. The trash is believed to be a spent Long March 3C rocket booster from the launch of Chang'e 5-T1, a Chinese experimental robotic spacecraft that lifted off in…
bubmag
March 5, 2022
Space Debris

Rogue 3-ton rocket will collide with the moon today

Home News Spaceflight (Image credit: Starry Night Software) A rogue rocket stage ended its seven-year space odyssey today (March 4), finally slamming into the moon.  The event took place at 7:25 a.m. EST (1225 GMT) on the lunar far side, experts say, meaning it was out of view of ground-based…
bubmag
March 4, 2022