Are You In the Danger Zone For the Falling Chinese Rocket? Here’s What to Know

A 23-ton piece of a rocket launched by China last week is expected to fall to earth this weekend.

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By now, you’ve probably heard something about a piece of a rocket from China falling back down to earth this weekend and you likely have a few questions, including: Am I in danger of getting hit by this rocket? It’s a totally fair question and we have the answer to that and a few other things you are likely wondering about this very unusual story. Here is what you need to know.

What happened?

currently out of control in orbit

Is this normal?

What areas are safe?

the Pentagon released a statement

When will debris hit?

The Aerospace Corporation’s most recent estimation

So am I in danger?

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