Chinese space station full of toxic chemicals will crash down to Earth within months

China Space Station

China's massive Tiangong-1 space station is out of control and it will soon come crashing down to Earth. Astronomers have been monitoring the large satellite ever since late 2016, which is when China's space agency admitted that it had lost radio communication. The station has been tumbling and twirling out of control since then, with a decaying orbit that is slowing making its way closer to Earth.

Scientists have said in the past that they expect the space station to re-enter Earth's atmosphere and come crashing down to Earth in either March or April, but they weren't quite sure where the giant satellite might finally touch down. Now, experts believe they may finally know where the Tiangong-1 is headed as it comes tumbling back down to Earth.

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