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The bad news, is that this is not an April Fool’s day. The chinese satellite “Tiangong-1” is going to impact on the Earth, in a few hours. The location is still unknown, but there are predictions.
The good news, is that probably it will fall into the ocean.

Click here for a real-time map

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It is still unknown where it will come down. But nobody was ever hit by the up to 60 tons of garbage that comes down from space every year.

However, people DO win in the lottery.

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It’s cool that some people/organisations are trying to predict its path and where it will land.

I hope it falls into the sea, instead of landing on a person’s house or something - that’s the first thing I imagined when I heard the news :anguished:

No. The station breaks into millions of small pieces. Most of them will burn out in the atmosphere. Only very few small parts will fall onto the earth. These parts are made of Titan and -hm- I forgot that. So you don’t have to worry. It’s similar to a meteor. Oh. Wait…

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And so it was.

China’s Tiangong-1 space lab has plummeted to earth, breaking up over Pacific.

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Poor fishes and octopuses…

octopussies.

:octopus: :pie:

octopi

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And now, Tiangong-1 is deep in the ocean.
Capt. Kate, where are you? There is a job…

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Sorry, I was eating fish fingers.

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Which of our two Kates…who…what…wha? :exploding_head:

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Kate is a pirate, of course! Were you not aware of this, Milan? :smiley:

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And what is Katie? :wink:

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You gotta meassure who of you lives closer to the sea.

Hmm… are there any adventure game Katies out there?

About a 25-minute drive away, for me.

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trying to remember how long the drive from Dover to London was

But I believe it was longer than 25 minutes.

Poor fisherman in his small boat…
Poor whale surfacing at that instant…
Poor animals swallowing small pieces of metal for years and years to come…

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Too depressing for me, somebody post another meme :grimacing:

@Sushi is in a restaurant… Oh. Wait.

How about this?

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