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Why Is China's Tiangong-1 Space Station Falling?

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China launched a space-station prototype known as Tiangong-1 into low-Earth orbit five years ago. Soon, it may come crashing back down to Earth. Find out why in the video below.

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Written by Curiosity Staff September 30, 2016