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08 May 2021, 3:29 pm

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08 May 2021, 3:44 pm

At this moment its a 100 miles up, over the middle of the Pacific Ocean. A little north of the Solomon Islands.

Good harmless place for it to be.

But its still orbiting full speed. But its not much above the stratosphere now. So it has to start plowing into the atmosphere and start to tumble soon. But how soon? Soon enough to tumble into the Pacific- and harm no one? Or will it fall on inhabited dry land?



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08 May 2021, 3:47 pm

Its fast!. In the time it took me to write the above post it moved from near the Solomons to near Samoa. Several hundred miles. And it dropped six miles in height.

I am betting that its gonna fall on the "ice cream cone" of south america, and squash someone in either Chile, or in Argentina! :lol:

Beats watching pro golf on TV!



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08 May 2021, 4:31 pm

Its over the Sahara. Headed for the Mediterranean. Will soon be crossing Turkey.



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08 May 2021, 5:25 pm

Ah, Scott Manley, he has a great channel. :D


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08 May 2021, 5:33 pm

Is there anyone in it?


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08 May 2021, 5:40 pm

No one is in it. Its abandoned space junk.

He says if you live farther from the Equator than either 42 degrees north, or 42 degrees south, youre in the clear.

That would be all of the UK, Russia, Canada, and all of Europe north of the French Riviera.

But less than that?

We in the Washington DC are at 39 North Latitude so...WERE GONNA DIE!! !!

Actually there is a small chance that you (in Africa, China, Latin America or anywhere in the US south of Boston) or I might get beaned by some piece of it. Pray that it all tumbles into the sea.

Its now a 100 miles above the middle of the Brazilian jungle at this moment. Heading north east to the mouth of Amazon on the Atlantic.



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08 May 2021, 6:00 pm

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Anyone in the red area may not wake up tomorrow. Goodnight wrongplanet!




In before London is in ruins tomorrow morning.




Actually that might be an improvement.


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08 May 2021, 8:54 pm

The rocket debri is set to hit today, where it hits is uncertain but I can see Melbourne is in the line of fire

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A number of governments around the world have accused the Chinese government of negligence and covering up the risks
https://www.theguardian.com/science/202 ... g-to-earth

Not altogether surprising



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08 May 2021, 11:20 pm

Mikah wrote:
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Anyone in the red area may not wake up tomorrow. Goodnight wrongplanet!




In before London is in ruins tomorrow morn


London England is FAR out of range of danger. So is Paris. Madrid Spain is the northern limit in Europe on your map.

But Washington, NYC, Beijing, Rio, and most of Australia, are potential targets.



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08 May 2021, 11:22 pm

cyberdad wrote:
The rocket debri is set to hit today, where it hits is uncertain but I can see Melbourne is in the line of fire

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A number of governments around the world have accused the Chinese government of negligence and covering up the risks
https://www.theguardian.com/science/202 ... g-to-earth

Not altogether surprising


Sounds familiar. Heard folks accuse China of those two things about....SOME thing else. What was it?



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08 May 2021, 11:29 pm

Apparently it just hit earth only minutes ago. Fell into the Indian Ocean off of the Maldive Islands near India. No reports of anyone getting hurt.

Some tracking websites have closed down, but oddly...some are still showing it in orbit. For some reason.



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09 May 2021, 4:43 am

I imagine some fishermen in Maldives might have some choice curse words for the Chinese military.



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09 May 2021, 11:16 am

It’s chock full of a brand new virus now released.


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09 May 2021, 4:43 pm

Misslizard wrote:
It’s chock full of a brand new virus now released.


COVID-20 :lol:



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10 May 2021, 9:56 am

It will be their new method of virus dispersal.Much quicker this way.


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