The above is a still from this footage …
… which is billed as showing “debris from China’s largest rocket falling to Earth”. Not only is there no comparable footage for a US rocket launch, but even the caption seems a fib when it is by no means clear from the forty-two second clip that any debris has fallen.
Said NASA administrator and former senator (Dem) Bill Nelson:
It is critical that China and all spacefaring nations and commercial entities act responsibly and transparently in space to ensure the safety, stability, security and long-term sustainability of outer space activities. It is clear that China is failing to meet responsible standards regarding their space debris.
… Washington’s concern over China’s disregard for the environment has – warning: what follows may contain strong language, nudity or heavy sarcasm – nothing at all to do with a more wide ranging propaganda blitz on China
Which itself has nothing to do with Wall Street alarm at China’s economic rise.