China’s Tiangong-1 Space Lab Crashed on Pacific Ocean

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The Chinese scientists and authorities have released a note on Tiangong-1 space station that came back into the Earth’s atmosphere and crashed on southern Pacific Ocean.

Officials have claimed that space lab mission has come to an end with a great success of launching.

The Tiangong-1 made re-entry over the Pacific Ocean around 8:15 a.m. Beijing time (8:15 p.m. Sunday EST). With most of its parts burning up before crashing into the southern Pacific Ocean. The China Manned Space Agency said in a statement.

In May 2017, China reported that that the lab had “stopped working” in March 2016. Also would permitted to tumble to Earth.

The 40-foot, 18,000-lb space lab, name signifies “Heavenly Palace,” propelled in September 2011. With a two-year life expectancy to screen the Earth’s surface temperature, ocean ice and vegetation cover.

Tiangong-1 likewise arranged as the initial phase in China’s desire to hold a changeless space station in circle by 2022.

Chinese space explorers have been banished from the U.S. drove International Space Station since 2011 over “national security” concerns. In any case, Beijing sent two groups of taikonauts to Tiangong-1 out of 2012 and 2013, and released a rover on the Moon in 2014.