Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora
World – It was one of the news of the week and fortunately it had a happy ending: the Chinese Long March 5B rocket that was out of control by the Chinese authorities, finally fell this Sunday morning in the middle of the ocean and without endangering any inhabited community.
“After monitoring and analysis, to 10:24 (0224 GMT) of the 9 May 2021, The remains of the last stage of the Long March 5B Yao-2 launch vehicle have re-entered the atmosphere., China's Manned Space Engineering Office said in a statement..
as planned, the apparatus disintegrated upon contact with the atmosphere at the height of the Indian Ocean, in the vicinity of the Maldives. La nave Long March, was traveling uncontrollably at a speed of 28.000 kilometers per hour and finally impact in the Indian Ocean.
The remains of the Chinese Long March 5B rocket fell at 16:50 GMT in the Indian Ocean after last lift off 24 from Hainan Island with the aim of transporting a module to the Chinese orbital space station, la “Tiangong”.
As reported by Jorge Lomba, the head of the Space department of the Center for Technological and Industrial Development (CDTI) español, This Chinese rocket has impacted the Indian Ocean after an uncontrolled re-entry into the atmosphere, where the safest thing is that it has "disintegrated".
This was confirmed by Lomba, who warned that this type of re-entry into the atmosphere of rockets in the United States and Europe are done in a "controlled" manner, for what is known, in the event that it does not disintegrate, where does it fall.
El Long March 5B, with an estimated mass of about 20 tons, was traveling uncontrollably at a speed of 28.000 kilometers per hour.