An out-of-control rocket will collide with the Moon

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Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 09:16 – A Space X rocket, Falcon 9, is currently out of control, and is heading straight for the Moon.

It was launched in 2015 in Florida to help with space weather research using NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite.

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She actually had to get the satellite to Point Lagrange, a distant place with neutral gravity, where the James Webb Telescope also goes.

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The rocket succeeded in achieving its primary objective of bringing the satellite to its destination, but its trajectory became disrupted during the second phase of its deployment. She could not return to Earth, since her remaining fuel was insufficient, but also failed to free herself completely from the influence of the Earth-Moon system. So Falcon 9 began its slow drift through the universe, which lasted nearly seven years.

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However, she now has the Moon in her sights. Result: it rushes directly on the star, which it should hit in the coming weeks. Its speed is about 2.58 km/second.

The exact location where the impact will occur remains unclear at this time. The effects of this collision should however be limited, and may not even be observed.

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Source From: Google News

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