16 July 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 16JUL2014

Man tries to sell space junk on Gumtree for $100K after he claims to have found debris from a ...
Daily Mail
A fireball spotted travelling over Australia last Thursday at 9.45pm was the third stage of the Soyuz rocket, which was launched from Kazakhstan on ...
Curiosity Finds Large Iron Meteorite on Mars
Discovery News
... day (or sol) on Mars, as it continued its long drive to the base of Aeolis Mons (a.k.a. Mount Sharp), the robot stumbled across a fairly heftymeteorite.

NASA: That meteor that broke up over North Texas Saturday night was actually an 'Earth-grazing ...
Dallas Morning News (blog)
“That was a bright fireball we call an Earth-grazer,” says Bill Cooke, head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office in Huntsville, Alabama. “Those are ...

Supermoon observers see mysterious object over Texas
According to the association's website, a fireball is another term for a bright meteor, generally brighter than magnitude -4. Several thousand fireballs ...

Meteor Masses and Luminosity
DSpace Repository
Meteor Masses and Luminosity. Verniani, Franco. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10088/6639. Date: 1967. Show full item record ...

Live Meteor Cam
Exeter Observatory
May 6, 2014 - New meteor shower could be spectacular....or not. ... These images show the last 4 captures from our Meteor Detection Camera in ...

Has the Midlands Meteorite been found in Coventry? Local claims to have discovered fragment ...
Daily Mail
Mr Vallance's discovery came just days after a fireball, believed to be ameteorite, was caught on film by the dashboard camera of a police car near ... SORRY NOT A METEORITE- SLAG!

Look: City man claims alien rock found near Wyken school
Coventry Telegraph
The discovery came just days after a fireball, believed to be a meteor, was caught on film by the dashboard camera of a cop car near Solihull ... SORRY NOT A METEORITE- SLAG!

Catalog of Hourly Meteor Rates
Catalog of Hourly Meteor Rates. Login · DSpace Home; →; Smithsonian Contributions Series; →; Smithsonian Contributions to Astrophysics; →; View ...

Computing Paths to Asteroids Helps Find Future Exploration Opportunities
June 30, 2014
As left over building blocks of the solar system's formation, asteroids
are of significant interest to scientists. Resources, especially water,
embedded within asteroids could be of use to astronauts traveling through
deep space. Likewise, asteroids could continue to be destinations for
robotic and human missions as NASA pioneers deeper into the solar system,
to Mars and beyond. ... more

Educator Workshop: Mars Activities
Date: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 10 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Target Audience: Recommended for educators for grades 3-8, but all educators (formal and informal) are welcome
Location: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., Von Karman Auditorium
Overview: This standards-based workshop will focus on the similarities and differences between the geology on Mars and Earth. Compare and contrast Earth and Mars images to discover how landscapes evolved. Learn how and why we explore Mars. Engage your students in present and future missions to the Red Planet.
Please call the NASA/JPL Educator Resource Center at 818-393-5917 to reserve your spot.
This free workshop is offered through the NASA/JPL Educator Resource Center, which provides formal and informal educators with NASA resources and materials that support STEM learning. For more information, visit the Educator Resource Center page at: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/index.cfm?page=115.
A full listing of educator workshops from NASA/JPL can be found on the JPL Education website, at :http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/index.cfm?page=387

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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