NASA would like to analyze Russian meteor, scientist says

02/24/2013 | Forbes

NASA would like to analyze fragments of a meteor that crashed in Russia on Feb. 15. The meteor landing is the largest one recorded since 1908. "If we get enough data we could tie it back to an orbit that take us back to the Main Asteroid Belt and then determine what kind of parent body it had," said Paul Abell, the lead scientist for Near Earth Objects at NASA Johnson Space Center.

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