After Seven-Year Of Space Odyssey
A three-tonne piece of Chinese rocket debris slammed into the Moon, creating a 65 feet wide crater on the lunar surface
Event Took Place At 7:25 a.m. EST
On the lunar far side, on Friday. As a result, NASA`s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter could not get a look at the crash.
John Keller, Deputy Project Scientist
“We certainly have an interest in finding the impact crater and will attempt to do so over the coming weeks and months,"
The Doomed Space Debris
Was first reported by Bill Gray, an astronomer running Project Pluto. Gray first claimed that the debris is from billionaire Elon Musk owned SpaceX rocket.
The Debris is 'Long March 3C'
Launched by China`s Chang`e 5-T1 mission to the Moon. But China`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected the claim.
In An Another Case
A rocket launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX is all set to crash into the lunar surface, and it might lead to a legal conflict.