BREAKING: The #ChineseRocket Has Reportedly Crashed In The Indian Ocean, South West Of India & Just Over The Maldives!
The Chinese space agency said most of the rocket was destroyed during re-entry.
The rocket re-entered the atmosphere at 10:24 p.m. ET, but also pinpointed the landing area just north of Maldives
The remnants were left over from China’s first module for its new Tianhe space station. The 23-ton Chinese rocket Long March-5B recently launched the first module for the country’s new space station into orbit. After the core separated from the rest of the rocket, it should have followed a predetermined flight path into the ocean.