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Nobody wants to take over the rocket that will collide with the Moon | Digital Trends Spanish

In late January, a group of astronomers claimed that the second stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was very close to crashing into the Moon.

According to calculations by Bill Gray and Jonathan McDowell, the device will impact the lunar surface on March 4.

However, weeks later, NASA astronomers denied that the object belonged to Elon Musk’s company, adding that it was the propellant of a Long March 3C, which was used during the Chinese Chang’e 5-T1 mission in 2014.

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Now, a Chinese government representative has rejected the theory that the object belongs to his country. Therefore, at this time no one wants to take responsibility for the imminent impact on our natural satellite.

Wang Wenbin, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, denied that it is debris from the Long March 3C rocket that was launched on October 23, 2014.

According to the official, the analysis of Chinese experts showed that the remains of the Chang’e 5 mission disintegrated in its entirety after entering the Earth’s atmosphere “safely.”

The spokesman affirmed that his country’s commitment outside our planet was to “seriously safeguard the long-term sustainability of activities in outer space.”

According to astronomers, this will be the first time that a human-made object collided with the Moon inadvertently.

According to forecasts, the remains of the unknown rocket should crash into the hidden side of the satellite on March 4, leaving a crater in the place where the impact occurs.

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