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A 25-Ton Chinese Rocket Is Falling Back To Earth

Approximately 66 million years ago, an asteroid named ‘Chicxulub’ hit the earth and ended the age of dinosaurs. Now, almost the same thing is about to happen when a Chinese rocket named ‘Long March 5-B’ is going to hit the earth somewhere at a speed of thousands of miles per hour. The only difference between the two events is the first one wiped out 99% of life on the planet while the chances of the second one causing a casualty or injury are 1 in 10000.

US And Russia Agrees To Swap Seats On ISS Flights

The US may have imposed economic sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine, but in space, the two countries are finding ways to continue working together. NASA and Roscosmos have signed a long-awaited agreement to swap seats on flights to the International Space Station. The agreement will ensure that both the US- and the Russian-operated segments of the station will never be unmanned in case of canceled flights or other emergencies.

MonkeyPox Is Getting Out Of Control In The US

Reports of MonkeyPox are multiplying around the world and the United States. Worldwide, there have been over 10,000 cases reported of viral illness, including more than 1,400 in the U.S. alone. And so far, mass vaccination efforts in early hot spots like New York City have been stymied by website crashes and low supply.

China May Be Planning Moon Take Over, Says NASA

China might be contemplating a “takeover” of the Moon as part of its military space program and Chinese astronauts are busy learning how to destroy other nations’ satellites, NASA chief Bill Nelson claimed. In 2035, he said that Beijing could have its Moon station completed and be able to begin experimentation a year later.