#Rocket

.Jerusalem, Israel
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  • The Israeli army launched artillery towards Lebanon on Monday
  • Earlier, Lebanon fired rockets that failed to hit Israel
  • The Israeli army said Lebanon fired six rockets

.Jerusalem, Israel
Smoke billows from an Israeli air strike on the Hanadi compound in Gaza City, controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement, on May 11, 2021. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Hamas fired 130 missiles towards Israel in retaliation to previous attacks
  • Rescue workers reported the death of the six-year-old
  • More than 1000 rockets have been fired by Hamas since Monday, according to Israel

.Tel Aviv, Israel
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  • The rockets were fired towards an enclave of Gaza blocked by Israel
  • The steps were taken "as reprisal for the restarting of strikes against civilian homes"
  • Hamas also plans to launch 100 projectiles towards the town of Beersheva

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Long March 5B Yao-2 rocket was developed by China National Space Administration. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Long March 5B Yao-2 took off from the Earth on April 29 from Hainan in China
  • The debris from the rocket re-entered the Earth's atmosphere on Sunday
  • A large segment disintegrated over the Indian Ocean at 7.54 am IST on May 9

.Beijing, China
Chinese rocket segment re-entered the Earth on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • China's Long March 5B Yao-2 launch vehicle disintegrated near the Maldives
  • The segment was destroyed during re-entry, China's space agency said
  • Last year, debris from another Long March rocket fell on villages in the Ivory Coast

.Beijing, China
China's 'Heavenly Palace' space station was launched on April 29. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Experts say the chance of the rocket landing in a inhabited area remain low
  • The Long March rocket weighs almost 18 tonnes
  • The rocket is not likely to burn up while entering the atmosphere

A Long March 5B rocket carrying a module for a Chinese space station lifts off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in Wenchang, China. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • US military experts expect the body of the Long March 5B rocket, to crash on Earth some time this weekend
  • It is difficult to predict when and where it will land 
  • US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has said the US military had no plans to shoot it down

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The exact location of the debris crash has not been determined yet. (Representative Image: Unsplash)

  • The US military has no plans to shoot down the out-of-control Chinese rocket
  • "We don't have a plan to shoot it down," Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said
  • He added, "we're hopeful that it will land in a place where it won't harm anyone"

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Chinese rocket could land in the ocean or in an inhabited area, said SpaceNews (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • The 46,000-pound rocket is expected to re-enter earth's atmosphere around May 8
  • US Space Department is tracking the rocket's location 
  • "China's gift for 2021," commented one user on Twitter 

SpaceX Crew-2 set to launch on Friday at Kennedy Space Centre (Photo Credit: Twitter @elonmusk)

  • SpaceX, for the third time will send humans to ISS as part of its multibillion dollar contact with NASA under Commercial Crew Program
  • The Crew-2 mission blast off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida
  • Crew-1 is set to splash down off the Florida cost on April 28