China's first space station set to re-enter atmosphere in April, but where exactly is anyone's guess

Heads up. After six-and-a-half years circling the Earth, China’s first space station is predicted to re-enter the atmosphere in early April – give or take a week. The presently unmanned space laboratory Tiangong-1, which lost contact with mission control in 2016, is being tracked by space agencies around the world and is expected to break up over the Earth’s surface somewhere between 42.7° North latitude and 42.7° South latitude…
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