China’s space administration, which had said nothing about uncontrolled re-entry until Sunday, announced that the debris had entered Earth’s atmosphere over the Mediterranean before flying over the Middle East and coming down near the Maldives, south of India. People in Israel and Oman reported sightings of the rocket debris on social media.
It appears that this may well happen several more times absent public pressure to get a redesign, which given their launch schedule most likely won't happen.
Thankfully this chapter has most likely ended with only some fish being disturbed, but stay tuned for the next episode of
“Spacefaring nations must minimize the risks to people and property on Earth of re-entries of space objects and maximize transparency regarding those operations.
“It is clear that China is failing to meet responsible standards regarding their space debris
My understanding is that if you had damage or a loss, whether it be property or life, the entity that owned whatever the debris came from would be responsible for making restitution but in reality, good luck with that.
So ends this story with nothing but some fish getting disturbed but stay tuned for the next episode of:
What's the point of an open door policy if inside the open door sits a closed mind?