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Air Force remains silent after huge meteor hits near US military base
http://www.foxnews.com/ ^ | 8/3/18

Posted on 08/03/2018 5:13:30 PM PDT by BBell

A meteor hit the earth and exploded with 2.1 kilotons of force last month, but the US Air Force has made no mention of the event.

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory confirmed an object of unspecified size travelling at 24.4 kilometres per second struck earth in Greenland, just 43 kilometres north of an early missile warning Thule Air Base on the 25th of July, 2018.

Director of the Nuclear Information Project for the Federation of American Scientists, Hans Kristensen, tweeted about the impact, but America’s Air Force has not reported the event.

Mr. Kristensen argues it’s concerning there was no public warning from the US government about the incident.

“Had it entered at a more perpendicular angle, it would have struck the earth with significantly greater force,” he writes on Business Insider.

Mr Kristensen points to the example of the Chelyabinsk meteor, a 20-metre space rock that exploded in the air over Russia without warning on the 15th of February 2013.

It was the size of a house, brighter than the sun and visible up to 100 kilometres away.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Astronomy; Military/Veterans; Science; UFO's
KEYWORDS: airforce; catastrophism; greenland; meteor; nasa; nato; thuleairbase; usmilitarybase
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I remember hearing about this but I was not sure if it was real or rumor. I guess it was real.
1 posted on 08/03/2018 5:13:30 PM PDT by BBell
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To: BBell

“Na, na, na, na-na! You missed again!”


2 posted on 08/03/2018 5:15:59 PM PDT by proxy_user
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To: BBell

There’s a good chance the Empire knows we’re here.


3 posted on 08/03/2018 5:19:03 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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Went out at 4:30 this morning to feed my horses and saw something break up in the SW sky. It’s not uncommon to see the occasional shooting star or meteor, but I never saw one break up like that...


4 posted on 08/03/2018 5:19:40 PM PDT by shotgun ( .)
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To: BBell

Rods From God test.


5 posted on 08/03/2018 5:19:44 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The MSM is in the business of creating a fake version of reality for political reasons.)
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To: BBell

Ya know, since the Star Gate series went off the air, I’ve lost touch with what is really going on out there.


6 posted on 08/03/2018 5:19:50 PM PDT by Shark24
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“... just 43 kilometres north of an early missile warning Thule Air Base...”

USAF Statement: Missed me, bitch.


7 posted on 08/03/2018 5:20:49 PM PDT by PLMerite ("They say that we were Cold Warriors. Yes, and a bloody good show, too." - Robert Conquest)
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To: shotgun

I’m in SE Washington so the breakup would have been somewhere over central Oregon I presume.


8 posted on 08/03/2018 5:21:40 PM PDT by shotgun ( .)
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To: BBell

The War of The Worlds


9 posted on 08/03/2018 5:22:00 PM PDT by butlerweave
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We are the United States Air Force. This is what we think of your puny projectiles:

LOTR Gothmog versus large projectiles

10 posted on 08/03/2018 5:22:07 PM PDT by fidelis (Zonie and USAF Cold Warrior)
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To: BBell

Ok, meteors don’t “strike” the earth and it doesn’t sound like this one did though the article is horribly written. Sounds like it exploded 43 km over the earth, and a liberal science group wants to blame the US Air Force.


11 posted on 08/03/2018 5:25:09 PM PDT by Williams (Stop tolerating the intolerant.)
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It’s those bugs again someone better tell Johnny Rico, Career Sgt. Zim & the rest of the Mobile Infantry.


12 posted on 08/03/2018 5:25:23 PM PDT by Reily
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“Rods From God test.”

Yep.

L


13 posted on 08/03/2018 5:25:38 PM PDT by Lurker (President Trump isn't our last chance. President Trump is THEIR last chance.)
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To: proxy_user

Don’t mess with the meteor gods


14 posted on 08/03/2018 5:26:39 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom Hi Dad)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Lets hope the deep state don’t have those


15 posted on 08/03/2018 5:27:21 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom Hi Dad)
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To: BBell

When Mars Attacks!


16 posted on 08/03/2018 5:28:23 PM PDT by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is on twitter @SarahMGellar)
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To: BBell

False missile alert in Hawaii.

Rogue Missile launch in the north west.

Now this?


17 posted on 08/03/2018 5:29:00 PM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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an object of unspecified size travelling at 24.4 kilometres per second struck earth in Greenland...releasing 2.1 kilotons of force energy.

Well if you state the velocity and energy then the size, e.g. the mass is already specified and, assuming my arithmetic is correct works out to be about 28,000kgs or 28 metric tons. If this were a sphere of solid iron it would be a diameter of just shy of 2 m.

18 posted on 08/03/2018 5:31:33 PM PDT by AndyJackson
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The day after Art Bell died.

...coincidence?


19 posted on 08/03/2018 5:31:42 PM PDT by BobL (I drive a pick up truck because it makes me feel like a man)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Beat me too it, my first thought was wondering test or demonstration...


20 posted on 08/03/2018 5:31:44 PM PDT by AzNASCARfan
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