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Chinese rocket in fall, for Italy “situation now under control”

Byeditorial

May 8, 2021

The situation regarding the falling Chinese rocket “is currently under control” for Italy. “Of course, in cases like these, nothing can be excluded but the situation is currently definitely under control”, the Adnkronos learns from sources of the Italian Space Agency (ASI), which is monitoring with the Civil Protection the uncontrolled return of the launcher into the atmosphere. Chinese spacecraft ‘Long March 5b’. The ASI, who sits at the technical table, underlines that “the national monitoring systems are obviously following the orbit of fall but at the moment the time window is still too wide – estimated now between 20.30 this evening and 8.30 a.m. tomorrow 9 May, with 2.24 am as the central point – and therefore we still have to wait “. Read also The technical table is composed of ASI, (Italian Space Agency), a member of the office of the Military Advisor of the Prime Minister, representatives of the Ministry of the Interior – Department of Firefighters, Defense – Coi, of the Aeronautica Militare – Isoc e degli Esteri, ENAC, ENAV, Ispra and the Special Civil Protection Commission of the Conference of Regions.