Chebarkul Lake where part of the meteor crashed. ©WEATHER NETWORK

NASA Teleconference on Meteor Crash in Russia

By Marc Boucher
Posted February 15, 2013 5:09 PM

NASA experts participated in a teleconference with the media today to discuss the meteor which crashed in Russia today.

“Scientists have determined the Russia meteor is not related to asteroid 2012 DA14 that will safely pass Earth today at a distance of more than 17,000 miles. Early assessments of the Russia meteor indicate it was about one-third the size of 2012 DA14 and traveling in a different direction.”

Read more: NASA Teleconference on Meteor Crash in Russia – SpaceRef.

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