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Did They Tread On You? Aw, poor baby

- homemade sign in a house window in town.



Leadership - does not exist

Family values - does not exist

Morality - does not exist

Law & order - does not exist

Science awareness - does not exist

Historical knowledge - does not exist

Honor - does not exist

Liberty - does not exist

Accountability - does not exist

Trustworthiness - does not exist

Kindness - does not exist

Civil - does not exist

Loyalty to the U.S. Constitution - does not exist

Sound economics - does not exist

Courage - does not exist

Out-of-control rocket stage is tumbling toward Earth

Source: CNN

(CNN)Space experts are tracking a Russian rocket part that is set to make an uncontrolled reentry into Earth's atmosphere within the next 24 hours. The Angara-A5 heavy-lift rocket was launched from the Plesetsk spaceport in Russia's northwestern Arkhangelsk region on Monday, December 27. The launch was testing a new upper rocket stage, known as the Persei booster, according to the state-run TAS news agency.

Risk level
While it was highly unlikely that it would cause damage or hurt anyone, "the risk is real and cannot be ignored," he said.

In May 2021, NASA lambasted China for its failure to "meet responsible standards" after debris from an out-of-control rocket used to launch China's space station plunged into the Indian Ocean.

Original intentions
He added that the Russian rocket stage was not intended to reenter the Earth's atmosphere in this way.
"It was meant to end up in an orbit where it would stay for many thousands of years. The rocket failed to restart. The Chinese stage reentry was by DESIGN, they deliberately left it in a low orbit."
He said the rocket stage would reenter between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. ET Wednesday.
Russia's space agency Roscosmos told CNN the launch was operated by the Russian Ministry of Defence, which did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/05/world/russia-rocket-uncontrolled-reentry-scn/index.html

ooooh aaaahhh we're all gonna die!!
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