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Out-of-control Chinese rocket could crash land on Earth — and Philly may be in its path –

The core of the Long March 5B Y2 rocket is zipping around the planet every 90 minutes



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The massive core of a Chinese rocket launched into orbit last week is hurtling out of control above Earth and could make a crash landing in the coming days. The odds are minuscule, but the Philadelphia area is among the places mentioned as a possible crash site.
Last Wednesday, China launched its Long March 5B rocket to serve as the core module of its planned Tianhe Space Station. The core stage of the launcher detached from the module as planned, but there doesn’t appear to have been a safe maneuver…

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