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21 June 2012

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 21JUN2012

Meteor reports briefly ground aerial assault on Colorado wildfire ...
Reports of meteor shower prompt brief grounding of air tankers as fire crews use break in weather to go after blazes "aggressively"
www.cbsnews.com/.../meteor-reports-briefly-ground-aerial-ass...

Meteor Shower Grounds Aircraft Fighting Springer Fire
KMGH Denver
DENVER -- A daylight meteor shower briefly grounded aircraft fighting the Springer Fire Wednesday. Wednesday, June 20, 2012.

Meteor reports ground Colo. firefighting planes
My Fox Boston
Firefighters are making progress on a wildfire burning on more than 100 square miles in northern Colorado that has destroyed more homes than any other in ...

Meteorite report grounds Colo firefighting planes
Newsday
BELLVUE, Colo. - (AP) -- Authorities say reports of a possible meteorite or meteorshower briefly grounded firefighting aircraft battling a central Colorado wildfire.

Meteor reports briefly ground Colorado firefighting planes; California ...
Washington Post
BELLVUE, Colo. — Authorities grounded firefighting aircraft battling an out-of-control blaze scorching central Colorado on Wednesday, reacting with caution to ...

Meteorite report grounds firefighting aircraft in Colorado
Fox News
Authorities say reports of a possible meteorite or meteor shower briefly grounded firefighting aircraft battling a central Colorado wildfire.

Meteorite report grounds Colo. firefighting planes
KGWN
A new fire west of Craig is forcing people from their homes as firefighters battle three major wildfires in Colorado.

Fireball, possible meteor grounds tankers fighting Springer fire
Colorado Springs Gazette
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Upper Mid-Eastern USA Fireball June 14, 2012 | American Meteor ...
A fireball is a meteor that is larger than normal. Most meteors are only the size of tiny pebbles. A meteor the size of a softball can produce light equivalent to the ...
www.amsmeteors.org/.../upper-mid-eastern-usa-fireball-june-1...

Fireball, then meteor shower ground tankers fighting Colorado's ...
A possible meteor shower has grounded heavy air tankers fighting the Springer Fire near Lake George in the Pike National Forest today, a fire information officer ...
www.denverpost.com/recommended/ci_20901178

Meteorite report grounds Colo firefighting planes
The Seattle Times
Meteorologist Scott Entrekin of the National Weather Service says emergency officials in Chaffee County reported a possible meteor in the skies near the ...

Possible meteor streaks across Summit County sky Wednesday
Summit Daily News
Reports of a bright and fiery object falling from the sky in Summit County Wednesday afternoon spurred speculations ranging from a UFO or a meteor t (read ...

Tanker flights resume after meteor shower grounds Springer Fire air ...
Denver Post
A possible meteor shower grounded planes fighting the Springer fire near Lake George in the Pike National Forest this afternoon, according to spokespeople for ...

Light on India's fourteenth meteor shower | Down To Earth
Binod Kumar What are meteors and what insights can they give? Meteorites are part of the solar system, and have a composition similar to that of the ...
www.downtoearth.org.in/.../light-india-s-fourteenth-meteor-sh...

International Space Station damaged by small meteor, page 1
Everything is fine for the astronauts over there, but a tiny meteor or space crap hit one of seven panes in the orbiting outpost's European-built Cupola, damaging ...
www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread852868/pg1

Market for Martian meteorites heats up
CBS News
Small shards of Mars can sell for big bucks in a thriving collectors market.

2012 THE Year of Meteors!