[meteorite-list] Space Shuttle's Left Wing May Have Been Hit

From: Göran Axelsson <axelsson_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 23:41:06 +0200
Message-ID: <46706472.4070101_at_acc.umu.se>

Would this be hammer stones then?


Metorman46 at aol.com wrote:
> Hello Ron;
> Thanks for the post,i always enjoy them.But i have noticed that nasa keeps
> calling meteriods "meteorites" when referring to a cosmic collision from
> cosmic debris upon the shuttle or ISS.If i didn't know better i would think a
> meteroid enters out atmosphere to become a meteor and strike the earth to become
> a meteorite and then bounce back out and strike the shuttle or ISS to cause
> damage.( just kidding there ron ).My question is;Doesn't nasa P.R. folks know
> the difference?Just keep seeing it printed that way and was curious.
> Thanks for all the effort you put into your very informative posts.
> Best Regards;Herman Archer IMCA # 2770
Received on Wed 13 Jun 2007 05:41:06 PM PDT

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