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Dude Tosses Rock From Skydiving Plane And Calls It A Meteor?

from The Telegraph

Meteorite narrowly misses Norwegian skydiver

A skydiver in Norway captures the first ever footage of a falling meteorite after it has stopped burning

The meteorite narrowly hurtles past the parachute

Norwegian man narrowly avoided being hit by a meteorite while skydiving and has captured the first ever video footage of a meteorite travelling through the air after its flame has gone out.

Anders Helstrup, who belongs to the Oslo Parachute Club said “I got the feeling that there was something, but I didn’t register what was happening,”

“When we stopped the film, we could clearly see something that looked like a stone. At first it crossed my mind that it had been packed into a parachute, but it’s simply too big for that.”

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Posted on April 3, 2014 by Editor

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