• A failed Russian rocket stage crashed to Earth in an uncontrolled reentry into the atmosphere over the Pacific

    16 days ago - By Business Insider

    A test launch of a heavy-class carrier rocket Angara-A5 at Plesetsk launch facility in the Arkhangelsk region of northwestern Russia. Russian Defense Ministry Press Service/ASSOCIATED PRESS
    A failed Russian rocket stage hurtled down to Earth over the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday.
    It was part of Russia's Angara-A5 rocket, which launched in December, TAS reported.
    The rocket stage was due to be in orbit for thousands of years, astronomer Jonathan McDowell told CNN.
    A Russian rocket part came crashing down to Earth on Wednesday and uncontrollably re-entered the atmosphere over the Pacific...
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