A 25-ton Chinese missile will crash into Earth today. What is the danger?

The main stage of China’s Long March 5B missile is set to stumble uncontrollably to Earth today in a re-entry that China has been closely tracking and has said poses little risk.

The 25-ton (23 metric tons) rocket stage, which was launched on July 24, is expected to re-enter the Wentian lab’s cabin module to the unfinished Tiangong Space Station in China. Earth On July 30 at 12:15 p.m. ET, increase or take one hour, according to researchers at The Aerospace Corporation’s Center for the Study of Orbital and Return Debris (Opens in a new tab).

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