The other day I posted on an asteroid that is scheduled to pass extremely close to Earth today. There’s no danger of the asteroid, which is said to be half the size of a football field, striking us during this approach. But earlier today in the Ural region Russians were witness to a meteorite unrelated to the asteroid that roared overhead, brightening the early morning sky and breaking the sound barrier, causing windows in buildings to shatter and injuring approximately 400 Russians. You can see some video footage from car cams which are apparently pretty common in Russia in this news report.
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