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Rocket Long March 3A debris falling in rural China

The sky is falling again in Southern China.

On April 9, rocket carrier “Chang Zheng-3A ” (Long March 3A) debris –  launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan – crashed in Tianlin, Guangxi. Long March 3A carried the satellite Beidou-2 into space. Local people saw a fireball through the fog falling in the fields. China is planning around 20 missions in 2011. Images were taken by Xinhua’s reporter Luo Xiao and Guang She.



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