[meteorite-list] Unidentified object from sky destroys car in Cottonwood

From: Fries, Marc D <marc.d.fries_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 09:22:31 -0700
Message-ID: <C5DE84D7.6611%Marc.D.Fries_at_jpl.nasa.gov>

Eh... This happened 26 Feb, but didn?t become a news item until the $10k
offer. Danger, Will Robinson...

And that debris looks like part of the car dashboard or something to me.
Man-made, anyways.

On 3/12/09 9:06 AM, "Eric Wichman" <eric at meteoritewatch.com> wrote:

> What?! A meteorite or space debris?
> "..A meteorite may have been what smashed into the windshield of a
> Cottonwood couple's sport utility vehicle late last month, destroying
> much of the dashboard and melting some of the glass..."
> http://www.redding.com/news/2009/mar/12/unidentified-object-from-sky-destroys-
> car-in/
> The photos of the supposed "meteorite" look like debris of some sort.
> Not like any meteorite I've ever seen.
> Could it be a piece of Satellite, and who was the collector offering
> $10K for the "meteorite"?
> Hmm....
> Regards,
> Eric Wichman
> Meteorites USA
> www.meteoritesusa.com
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Received on Thu 12 Mar 2009 12:22:31 PM PDT

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