Let's know the interesting process of it's tracking.
Generally, there are three methods which are used to track space objects under this condition:
- RADARS ON GROUND.
- GROUND TELESCOPES.
- SATELLITE TELESCOPES.
THE DATE ACCURACY:
The ESA (EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY) provided a graphical representation which predicted the date of crashing of The Space Station.
|Graphic Credits: European Space Agency|
After the date prediction by ESA, The scientists didn't take any chance for it. The tracking data provided by the RADAR was not so satisfactory. Hence they decided to use telescopes which are available for tracking space objects. over 10 of the telescopes were being used for the tracking of TIANGONG-1.
Finally, it was detected more accurately and it fell in pacific ocean harmlessly.
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