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20 November 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 20NOV2014

Explosive Flash In Russia Blamed On Meteor
Austrian Times
Explosive Flash In Russia Blamed On Meteor. This is the moment an explosively bright orange flash briefly illuminated the sky above a remote region ...

What Exploded Over Russia This Time?
Slate
Please see update below; it appears this was a ground blast and not ameteor. On Nov. 14, 2014, something exploded over the skies of the Sverdlovsk ...

Comet landing a major victory for math and science
Valley morning Star
If we have clear skies this week, perhaps we will still catch a glimpse of a stray meteor or two even though the peak of the annual Leonidsmeteor ...

Did Philae drill the comet?
European Space Agency -November 19, 2014
Philae's Sampling, Drilling and Distribution (SD2) subsystem was activated
towards the end of the surface operations that Philae performed on Comet
67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko last week

Second Time Through, Mars Rover Examines Chosen Rocks
Jet Propulsion Laboratory - November 18, 2014
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has completed a reconnaissance "walkabout" of the first outcrop it reached at the base of the mission's destination mountain and has begun a second pass examining selected rocks in the outcrop in more detail. ...

Mystery fireball burns Russia's skies: Meteor, rocket or portal between worlds?
Examiner.com
And when one considers that the Leonid meteor shower has just peaked, the idea that the event might have been caused by a large space rock seems ...

This Map of the Huge Asteroid Vesta Is the Best Geologic Look Ever
SPACE.com via Yahoo! News - 9 hours
High-resolution new maps show the cratered, rocky surface of the huge asteroid Vesta in unprecedented detail, researchers say. Images ..

Private Moon Mission Aims to Drill Into Lunar South Pole by 2024
SPACE.com via Yahoo! News - 7 hours
A privately funded robotic moon mission intends to drill deep beneath the lunar surface in 2024, both to advance understanding of the solar ...

Searching for Moon Rocks in Iowa
Air & Space Magazine
Tektites, it turns out, are terrestrial rocks that were ejected through Earth's atmosphere bymeteor impacts or volcanic explosions and then fell back to ...

Huge Meteor Or Secret Military Weapon? Giant Flash Lights Up Skies Of Russia
Huffington Post UK
Some are postulating that it could just be a giant meteor burning up in the Earth's atmosphere. This would certainly explain the duration and nature of ...

Russia Says This Isn't A Meteor And That Terrifies Us
MTV UK
Despite the video below looking distinctly like what we would assume ameteor to look like, some are claiming that the great ball of fire is nothing but a ...

Mysterious burst of light over Russia leaves scientists, locals guessingChristian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - 4 hours
An enormous and as yet totally unexplained fireball eclipsed the skies for more than 10 seconds over Russia's sparsely populated Urals region ...

Mysterious burst of light over Russia leaves scientists, locals guessing
Yahoo News
An enormous and as yet totally unexplained fireball eclipsed the skies for more than 10 seconds over Russia's sparsely populated Urals region last ...

Meteor Explodes over the Sverdlovsk region Russia 2014 - New Footage
YouTube ⋅ 01:08
Meteor Explodes over the Sverdlovsk region Russia 2014 - New Footage Best videos submitted to date.

UFO? Meteor? Blast?
Disclose.tv ⋅ 00:39
A huge flash lit up the early evening darkness, as shown by images taken from a dashcam on a road close to Yekaterinburg. Emergency services refuse to ...

Look up tonight for a second peak at Leonids meteor shower in UAE
Emirates 24/7
The UAE skies will light up once again as the Leonids meteor shower builds up to a crescendo for a second peak in the early hours of Friday, serving ...

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