Space rocket booster drops from sky & explodes near Chinese town

China has launched dozens of rockets for weather climate and agricultural monitoring in the past two years

China has launched dozens of rockets for weather climate and agricultural monitoring in the past two years

This is the dramatic moment debris from a Chinese rocket crashed down in a fireball and exploded near houses.

The BeiDou-3 navigation satellites were sent into space on the Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Centre, Sichuan Province, China. There are no reports of injuries due to the fall at this time, as the booster does not appear to have hit any buildings or people, according to the article.

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According to a report from, one of four rocket boosters from a Long March 3B rocket the town of Xiangdu, reportedly about 435 miles (or around 700 kilometers) from the launch site. Soon, local residents were posting pictures and videos of them standing alongside the flaming wreckage. The boosters fall away from the rocket after they have spent most of their fuel, but clearly there was still enough to spark an explosion.

"There are notices released for the drop zones, depending on what kind of launch and where it's going", Andrew Jones, a freelance journalist covering China's spaceflight program, told The Verge.

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As, China seems perfectly fine launching their rockets from inland launchpads, unlike the US, meaning the rockets fly over and shed parts over land, leading to incidents like that on Friday.

The launch was the 263th mission of the Long March rocket series. For the time being, it looks like China will need to continue launching over land to keep up its aggressive expansion in space capabilities.

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