The International Space Station Will Plunge Into The Ocean in 2030

Over 30 years after its 1998 launch, the International Space Station—which has been in low-Earth orbit and inhabited by astronauts from NASA (United States), Roscosmos (Russia), JAXA (Japan), ESA (Europe) and CSA (Canada)—will plunge into the most remote part of the Pacific Ocean in 2030. It’s set for a splash-landing at Point Nemo, known as the space cemetery, which is “pretty much the farthest place from any human civilization you can find,” according to NASA. Interestingly, NASA will rely on the private sector for some of its exploration in the future, saying there are “plans to continue future space research by buying space and time for astronaut scientists on commercial spacecraft.” Read more at The Guardian.

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