China: Risks of an uncontrolled missile "very small"
Beijing confirmed, today, Friday, that the Chinese missile, which is expected to enter the atmosphere in an uncontrolled manner at the end of this week, does not pose any danger to the inhabitants of the earth, after criticism by the United States about a potential danger, according to a French press agency.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Weinpin said that the Chinese missile, out of control, "does not pose any danger to the inhabitants of the earth."
Weinen emphasized that "the possibility of the missile causing damage on the ground is very small."
The Chinese newspaper Global Times reported last Wednesday that the debris of the missile will likely fall into international waters, amid fears that it will cause damage when it re-enters the Earth's atmosphere.
And the American "Aerospace Corporation" for space research expected that the fragments of the missile, which China lost control of, would fall over Northeast Africa on Saturday.
Last week, China launched the first of the three components of its "CSS" space station, with a "Long March 5B" missile.
It is expected that the body of this missile will fall within the next two days in a place that no one can predict.
After its separation from the space unit of the station, the rocket began to orbit the Earth in an irregular path, with its gradual decline, making it nearly impossible to predict the point from which it would enter the atmosphere, and thus where it would fall.
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