[meteorite-list] Norwegian skydiver nearly struck by meteorite

From: Chris Peterson <clp_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:58:00 -0600
Message-ID: <533DD968.6080606_at_alumni.caltech.edu>

The jumper already has his shoot open. An expert diver with a high
performance shoot could still be going very fast, of course, but in all
likelihood there would be a pretty good delta-v in this case (it looks
like his jumping partner sails past pretty quickly still in free fall).


Chris L Peterson
Cloudbait Observatory

On 4/3/2014 3:44 PM, Marco Langbroek wrote:
> Do not forget that both meteorite (if genuine) and skydiver were in free
> fall, so the vertical speed difference between the two might not have
> been that big.
> I remain agnostic on this case. Could be true, could be not.
> By the way, having recently searched in a forest: even when the area to
> search is only a few hundreds of meters wide, it is hell to do.
> - Marco
Received on Thu 03 Apr 2014 05:58:00 PM PDT

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