Fragment of Impacting Asteroid Recovered in Bo…

Mountain View, CA (SPX) Jul 09, 2018

A meteorite was found in Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) that is a fragment of asteroid 2018 LA. This small asteroid was discovered in space by the University of Arizona’s Catalina Sky Survey on June 2, 2018, eight hours before hitting Earth. The asteroid burst through the upper atmosphere and resulted in a meteor fireball. The asteroid detonated a few seconds after entry and the
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