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12 January 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 12JAN2013

Man rescued from mine shaft in Meteor Crater
Arizona Republic
He paid his $16 admission fee at the visitors center, then walked among the tourists at Meteor Crater who were gawking at the mile-wide impression in the earth created by a falling asteroid about 50,000 years ago. The 28-year-old would later tell his ...

CA man rescued after jumping down Meteor Crater mine shaft
KPHO Phoenix
A Meteor Crater park employee notified the sheriff's office about 4 p.m. of a man trespassing at the bottom of the crater, which is closed to the public, Wiltenmuth said. The employee continued to watch the man while a deputy drove to the crater, and ...

Rescuers pull man from mine shaft at bottom of Meteor Crater
cvbugle
10 at about 4 p.m., an employee of the Meteor Crater park called the Coconino County Sheriff's Office to report a male subject who was trespassing at the bottom of the crater, which is closed to public access. While the first Coconino County Sheriff's ...

Agency: Flash, noise over Rockford was meteor - Spokesman.com ...
A flash of light and loud noise seen and heard in the morning skies of Eastern Washington this morning probably was a meteor, a government agency said.
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Man jumps into Meteor Crater to 'appease gods'
MyFox Phoenix
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities have rescued a California man from the bottom of a mine shaft in northern Arizona's Meteor Crater. Coconino County Sheriff's officials say 28-year-old Parminder Singh told deputies after his rescue early Friday that ...

Man jumps into Meteor crater mine shaft
Verde Independent
It all started about 4 p.m. Thursday when an employee at Meteor Crater Park called the Coconino Sheriff's Office to report a man was trespassing at the bottom of the crater, which is closed to public access. While the Sheriff's deputies were driving to ...

Mysterious light seen streaking across Inland NW skies
Fri, 11 Jan, 2013 01:14 PM PST
SPOKANE, Wash. -- Dozens of calls, emails and Facebook comments rolled into the KREM 2 newsroom today about a suspicious light over the Inland Northwest sky Friday morning. People suspect it was a meteorite streaking through the sky around 6:20. The consensus seems to be it appeared to be a green streak, with an audible impact to follow. Some saw it, some heard it and others experienced both ...

Man jumps into Meteor Crater mine shaft to 'appease the gods'
AZFamily
More than 30 rescuers had to battle freezing temperatures, high winds and rough terrain to save an injured man who jumped into a mine shaft in the bottom of Meteor Crater on Thursday. Coconino County Sheriff's Office spokesman Gerry Blair said ...

Massive effort rescues man from bottom of Meteor Crater mineshaft
Arizona Daily Sun
An employee at the privately owned meteor impact site called the Sheriff's office at about 4 p.m on Thursday when the employee spotted the man hiking to the bottom of the 600 foot deep crater. The employee then watched through binoculars as the man ...

Arizona Meteor Crater rescue: Man who fell pulled out from hole
WPTV
A man who fell into a sinkhole at the Meteor Crater tourist attraction 35 miles east of Flagstaff has been pulled out, according to authorities. Photographer: Shane.torgerson/Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license. Copyright 2013 Scripps ...

A Lucky Picture-Perfect Snap of a Fireball Zipping Across the Night Sky
PetaPixel
Walkthroughs of photographs that aren't easily reproducible (or are impossible to reproduce) might not be very useful to many, but it's still interesting to learn how rare shots come about. An example would be the photograph above, captured by ...

Martian Meteorite NWA 7034 - YouTube
1 min
NASA-funded researchers analyzing a small meteorite that may be the first discovered from the ...
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UNM studies one of a kind meteorite - YouTube
2 min
Was there life on Mars? Scientists may be one step closer to answering that question - thanks to ...
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