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A Chinese rocket fell to Earth on Saturday, July 26th. The US has accused Beijing of withholding “specific trajectory information” needed to know where possible debris could fall, Reuters writes.
The US Space Command says a Long March 5B rocket has re-entered the atmosphere over the Indian Ocean at approximately 1645 GMT, questions about “the technical aspects of reentry, such as a potential debris impact site” were handed over to China.
“All space nations should follow established best practices and contribute to sharing such information in advance to ensure reliable predictions of potential debris impact risk. This is critical to the responsible use of space and the safety of people here on Earth,” said NASA spokesman Bill Nelson.
Social media users in Malaysia posted a video showing what appears to be rocket debris.
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