The Long March-5B Y4 carrier rocket carrying the space lab module Mengtian blasts off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in China’s Hainan province in October. Photo: Xinhua via AP
The Long March-5B Y4 carrier rocket carrying the space lab module Mengtian blasts off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in China’s Hainan province in October. Photo: Xinhua via AP

Suspected Chinese rocket debris found in Philippine waters

  • Officials say they are pressing for Manila to ratify UN treaties that allow people to seek compensation for damage or injury from space launches
  • China has previously faced criticism for allowing rocket stages to fall to Earth uncontrolled

The Long March-5B Y4 carrier rocket carrying the space lab module Mengtian blasts off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in China’s Hainan province in October. Photo: Xinhua via AP
The Long March-5B Y4 carrier rocket carrying the space lab module Mengtian blasts off from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in China’s Hainan province in October. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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