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China space lab falls to Earth

April 1, 2018

A big piece of space junk is hurtling earthwards: China's defunct Tiangong-1 space lab. The out-of-control module is expected to reenter the atmosphere by Monday morning GMT when most or all of it will burn up in a fireball visible to the naked eye.