The iceberg, roughly the shape of Manhattan and more than 70 times bigger”, sheared off from the frozen edge of Antarctica into the Weddell Sea, becoming the largest iceberg afloat.
China said most debris from a large rocket expected to plunge back through the atmosphere this weekend would be burned up on re-entry and is highly unlikely to cause any harm.
Europe's space probe to Mars, Schiaparelli, crashed on the red planet after its parachute deployed earlier than expected.
After travelling 6 billion kilometres across space over 12 years, Rosetta ends historic mission by crash-landing into the comet it orbited for two years.
A capsule carrying International Space Station (ISS) crew astronauts Tim Peake, Timothy Kopra and Yuri Malenchenko safely lands in Kazakhstan after they spent 186 days in orbit.
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