Meteor strikes point up outer-space menace

Meteor strikes point up outer-space menace

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The meteor that exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains on Friday was approximately one-third the size of Asteroid 2012 DA14, which passed within 17,150 miles of Earth, also on Friday.
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Trees lie strewn across the Siberian countryside 45 years after a meteorite struck Earth near Tunguska, Russia. The 1908 explosion is generally estimated to have been about 10 megatons; it leveled 80 million trees for miles near the impact site.
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On the NEt

NASA: www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/asteroidflyby.html

B612 Foundation: http://b612foundation.org

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