Round and round she goes: where she falls, nobody knows. That’s pretty much the story of China’s Tiangong-1 space station. According to reports from Chinese authorities, the station orbits the planet about 230 miles above us. More importantly, this “heavenly palace” will crash land sometime in late 2017. When Tiangong-1 finally does reenter inner atmosphere, most of its components will probably break up. And those that don’t? Well, here’s hoping they aren’t that big. Or that they land in China.


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Jeff is a self-proclaimed pragmatic futurist; that is, he has high hopes for absurd life-altering technologies which sound too good to be true, and probably are. Although he writes on a variety of subjects, his real passion is for technological innovation and the people who make it happen. By day, he enjoys fuzzy bunnies, kittens, puppies, roller coasters and a sardonic written word or two. By night, he's busy running MMR, replaying a random Final Fantasy game, or pretending to be Batman. He currently resides in Upstate NY.