Earth to Beijing

Home > National > Social Affairs

print dictionary print

Earth to Beijing

Researchers observe the re-entry trajectory of a Chinese space station in a situation room at the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute in Daejeon on Friday. The defunct Tiangong 1 is estimated to enter Earth’s atmosphere sometime between 6 p.m. Sunday and 2 p.m. Monday at a latitude between 43 degrees north and 43 degrees south, a range that includes the Korean Peninsula. The Ministry of Science and ICT said it would initiate its lowest-level warning at 4 p.m. Sunday and upgrade the warning if Korea is found to be a likely location for the crash. The Tiangong 1, launched in 2011, is China’s first space station. [YONHAP]



More in Social Affairs

Distancing measures raised nationwide, Seoul kept at Level 2

From dentist to lawyer to anticorruption advocator

Korea to host virtual anticorruption conference this week

New Covid cases surpass 500 for second day in a row

YG founder fined for gambling in Los Angeles

Log in to Twitter or Facebook account to connect
with the Korea JoongAng Daily
help-image Social comment?
lock icon

To write comments, please log in to one of the accounts.

Standards Board Policy (0/250자)

What’s Popular Now