The Chinese space lab reentered Earth's atmosphere and landed in the Pacific Ocean.
"I'll be in the office [Saturday] and probably early Sunday morning," Thompson said, sounding more excited than resigned. "We'll be watching it the whole way."
Tiangong-1 is on its way home with a vengeance, but can it really hurt you?
"We've had space junk falling out of the sky on a regular basis."
Tiangong-1 is losing its fight with Earth's incredible atmosphere.
The station is predicted to re-enter around Easter weekend.
The 8.5-ton space station will collide into earth around the first week of April.
China's first space station is predicted to crash to Earth sometime in March.
The rogue space station is expected to crash to Earth in the next few months.