The person in charge of the Pentagon said: “We hope it can have an impact where it doesn’t harm anyone, such as the ocean or other similar places.”
United States There is currently no “demolition” plan China’s Long March 5B rocket, It travels uncontrollably at a speed of 28,000 kilometers per hour and is expected to enter the atmosphere at night in 2007. Saturday to Sunday US Secretary of Defense Austin said.
The latest forecast is that the rocket will enter the atmosphere at 23:59 GMT on Saturday, with a margin of error of approximately 7 hours and 45 minutes, although the best estimate can only be made a few hours before reentry. .
When asked whether the United States has the following capabilities Shoot down the rocket When necessary, Austin responded that they have the ability to “do a lot of things,” but insisted that there is no rocket plan yet.
The U.S. Secretary of Defense also made severe criticisms of China, stating that those who operate in space have the responsibility to do so “safely and thoughtfully.”
The Long March 5B space shuttle used by China last week launched a module of its future space station into space, with an estimated mass between 17 tons and 21 tons and a size of about 30 meters, making it one of them.Largest rubble fragment Return to the atmosphereTherefore, it continues to be vigilant.
According to the latest predictions, rocket fragments that may fall on the earth will fall somewhere between the north-south parallel 41, the highest probability in the Atlantic Ocean, followed by the Pacific and Indian Oceans.