10 May 2021

Future holds more Chinese rocket debris, astronomer predicts

From Morning Report, 7:41 am on 10 May 2021

There were sighs of relief at the weekend as Chinese rocket debris plunging back to earth hit water rather than land.

It's only the beginning of a round of uncontrolled re-entries as China moves to build a permanent space station.

Duncan Steel is an astronomer, astrobiologist, former NASA scientist and author.

He spoke to Susie Ferguson.