Credit: CelesTrak

The folks at CelesTrak and Digital Arsenal are providing a live view of the evolving decay of China’s Long March-5B rocket body that launched the country’s Tianhe core space station module.

Using the latest data from the 18th Space Control Squadron (18 SPCS) of the U.S. Space Force, the projection shows the position of the rocket body and the corridors where that data shows it might reenter.

The colors are set to show the decaying altitude, starting at yellow below 93.2 miles (150 kilometers) and then red below 90.7 miles (146 kilometers). The current official 18 SPCS predicted reentry point is also shown.

The graphic shows how to switch to real time or where to change the projection from 3D to 2D.

Go to: https://mapshot.app/pkg/longmarch.html

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