An illustration of a rocket body explosion in space. Photo: European Space Agency An illustration of a rocket body explosion in space. Photo: European Space Agency
An illustration of a rocket body explosion in space. Photo: European Space Agency

‘Very high risk’ dead Soviet satellite, Chinese rocket body will collide in space

  • Satellite-tracking company LeoLabs calculated the objects could collide at 8:56pm Eastern Time on Thursday
  • It’s impossible to intervene to prevent a collision, since both objects are dead and can’t be manoeuvred

Topic |   Space
An illustration of a rocket body explosion in space. Photo: European Space Agency An illustration of a rocket body explosion in space. Photo: European Space Agency
An illustration of a rocket body explosion in space. Photo: European Space Agency
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