Chinese space station mostly burned up upon re-entering Earth's atmosphere

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Sandra Bookman has the details on the failed Chinese space station. (Fraunhofer Institute)

Chinese space authorities say the defunct Tiangong 1 mostly burned up upon re-entering the Earth's atmosphere in the central South Pacific.

The China Manned Space Engineering Office says on its website the experimental space lab re-entered at around 8:15 a.m. Monday.

Tiangong 1 was launched in 2011 and ended service in 2016 after completing its mission.
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