Sunday 09 May 2021
The International Astronomy Center announced that according to the latest updates, the debris of the Chinese missile will fall to the ground at exactly 2 o’clock GMT (4 am GMT).
The center stated that “most of the Arab countries are out of danger, except for Oman, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Palestine, with the need to follow up the latest update after about two hours.”
And Dr. Makram Ibrahim, Professor of Space Sciences, Head of the Sun and Space Research Department at the National Institute for Astronomical and Geophysical Research, revealed the status of the Chinese missile that it lost control over, where it is currently located, and its stages of development now.
Makram explained, in a special video clip to “Masrawy”, today, Saturday, that the missile is orbiting the Earth in an elliptical orbit at an altitude of 152-254 kilometers, according to international scientific sites that are concerned with calculating and studying the tracks of satellites, space stations and objects in general. It travels at a speed of 128,000 kilometers per hour.
The head of space research added that the rocket makes about 16 revolutions per day around its orbit; Meaning that one revolution around the Earth takes an hour and a half, or 90 minutes.