According to the television and radio company’s news portal, NASA scientists have confirmed that a few days after a fireball swept the skies over three southern American states, remnants of it were discovered in Mississippi. GIS.
NASA reports that an extremely bright meteor or fireball is moving at 60,000 km/h – the aforementioned 90 km/hWhen it exploded in the sky near the Louisiana-Mississippi border. Dozens of people in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi reported seeing a meteor in the sky around 8 a.m. on Wednesday, April 27, after hearing loud explosions. NASA estimates that disintegrating the fireball releases energy equivalent to three tons of TNT. But the fireball caused no injuries or property damage, mostly flying parallel to the Mississippi River.
NASA also stated that it will not consider any prospective meteorite discovery as it is not part of its immediate scope, and the public concerned, meteorite website, the work of St. Sponsored by the University of Washington in St. Louis. “We do not collect space debris, our main goal is to protect spacecraft and astronauts from meteorites,” the agency said. “Therefore, we will not be able to identify any of the strange stones you have found – please do not send us pictures of these stones.”
NASA also said that if confirmed, this would be the fifth recorded meteorite fall over the Mississippi. The rest took place in 1854, 1910, 1922 and 2012.