There's a nonzero chance that the uncontrolled rocket debris could fall on a populated area, but the risk of anybody getting hurt is extremely low.
The concerning event on Thursday is the latest in a series of problems with Russian modules on the International Space Station.
Three astronauts will spend three months working on China’s future space station.
The 30-meter-tall, 21-ton rocket booster, launched by China last week, could fall in areas as far north as New York state and as far south as New Zealand.
The 50,000-pound Tianhe module, which includes living quarters for three astronauts, blasted into space on Wednesday.
Let's take the worst things on Earth and put them in space.
The first-ever collision between artificial satellites changed how the world looked at space. Now, low-Earth orbit is about to get a lot more crowded.
Astronauts, they’re just like us!
NASA scientists found drug-resistant strains of bacteria in the ISS toilets, but say they pose no threat to the astronauts—for now.
By imaging the brains of cosmonauts before and after their stints on the space station, neuroscientists discovered how microgravity influences the mind.
Tiangong-1 is on track to destroy itself during reentry within the next month.