Posted on 26 March 2018 by Daniel
Tiangong-1 reentry updates
Editor’s note as of 20:00 CET 1 April: This post is no longer being updated.
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Update 1 April 2018
With the latest available orbital data and space weather forecasts, the re-entry prediction window stabilised and shrunk further to a time frame running from the night of 1 April to the early morning of 2 April (in UTC time).
Reentry will take place anywhere between 43ºN and 43ºS (see map here). Areas above or below these latitudes can be excluded. At no time will a precise time/location prediction from ESA be possible. This forecast was updated approximately weekly through to mid-March, and is now being updated every day.
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