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China’s Long March 5B rocket makes splash, but good news burns up in the atmosphere – ABS-CBN News

Casualties were avoided, but China is criticized for failing to plan a ‘targeted re-entry’ to determine where debris would land. The rocket and its predecessor…

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Its fragments plunged into the Indian Ocean with no casualties, but the fall to Earth of the Long March 5B rocket focused attention on China’s forays into space – against the inevitable backdrop of broader tussles with the West.
As the rocket was re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere on Sunday, US space agency Nasa said China had failed to “meet responsible standards”, before China hit back, saying the operation was conducted within international law.
Space operation experts said that the criticism…

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