There is a chance that a rocket will re-enter the atmosphere

A new study led by Michael Byers, a professor at the University of British Columbia, suggests

there is a 10% chance that an uncontrolled rocket will re-enter the atmosphere 

the current practices of the space industry are maintained and, although it is not as high

When a rocket is launched, it gradually releases weight as it consumes fuel in its stages

which are discarded. Some eject the thrusters towards the ocean before reaching orbit, while 

They analyzed the past 30 years of rocket launches, and found that Jakarta, Mexico City and Lagos

 but it could disappear if governments demanded changes to be adopted by the space industry.

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