New Delhi: The Chinese space lab – Tiangong-1 – has been making headlines since 2016, when scientists at China’s CNSA space agency admitted to having lost control of the lab, saying that it would be crash-landing on Earth.
That put an end to months of speculation, as experts watching the path of the station suggested that it had been behaving strangely.
Launched in 2011, the Asian country’s first space station was hailed as a potent political symbol of China’s growing power and is now expected to come crashing down to Earth within a few weeks. However, scientists had not been able to predict where the 8.5-tonne module will hit – till now.
According to a report in Metro.co.uk, analysts have claimed that Tiangong-1 could smash into the American state of Michigan on April 3.
Northern China, central Italy, northern Spain, the Middle East, New Zealand, Tasmania, South America, southern Africa, and northern states in the US have also been identified as the regions with a high…