Re: Hope AP forgives me for sharing this with the list!

From: George Olshevsky (
Date: Sat May 12 2007 - 11:16:39 EDT

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    On 5/12/07, George Olshevsky <> wrote:
    > Updated:2007-05-12 03:17:00
    > Mysterious Object Turns Out to Be Space Junk
    > AP
    > NEWARK, N.J. (May 12) - The mysterious metallic object that crashed
    > through the roof of a central New Jersey family's home earlier this
    > year was not a meteorite after all, geologists said Friday. <snip>
    SpaceTrack lists one object as decayed January 2, 2007, and that's
    22656 1993-031D, an Ariane SPELDA interstage from the ASTRA 1C/ARASENE
    launch. That would certainly be large enough to serve as the parent of
    the object in the AP article.
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