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Air Force says no damage from Greenland meteor
Washington Examiner ^ | 2-3-2018 | Travis J. Tritten

Posted on 08/03/2018 6:23:45 PM PDT by waterhill

The Air Force said Friday that there was no damage to Thule Air Base in Greenland after a large meteor fell nearby last week.

The fireball incident occurred just miles from the remote military base on July 25 and entered the atmosphere with a 2.1 kiloton force, according to the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima was 15 kilotons.

The Air Force 21st Space Wing monitors missile launches and space activity via sensors at Thule, and directed any questions to NASA, which did not immediately provide a statement.

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


TOPICS: Astronomy; Military/Veterans; Science
KEYWORDS: airforce; catastrophism; greenland; meteors; nasa; nato; thuleairbase
I did a search before posting. I heard it on a podcast and looked it up. Hope I don't get scorched for using the Examiner...
1 posted on 08/03/2018 6:23:45 PM PDT by waterhill
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To: waterhill

Thanks for posting. I hadn’t heard about this. Don’t worry about using the Examiner, it’s articles are posted frequently these days. More reliable than the Wa Post.


2 posted on 08/03/2018 6:26:36 PM PDT by jimtorr
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To: waterhill

“There was no damage, but the base laundry is working overtime.”


3 posted on 08/03/2018 6:31:51 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: waterhill

Do they even threaten Airmen with being stationed in Thule Greenland anymore?


4 posted on 08/03/2018 6:34:03 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (politics)
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To: waterhill

I got to Thule on June 14th. It was midnight, broad daylight and snowing lightly. I went to the Top of the World club for a meal and there was a sign by the entrance that read, “Sunset - August 23rd.”


5 posted on 08/03/2018 6:38:06 PM PDT by Dogfaced Soldier
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To: waterhill

Maybe a UFO crashed.


6 posted on 08/03/2018 6:40:32 PM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning)
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To: waterhill

7 posted on 08/03/2018 6:52:23 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

My brother, RIP, was stationed there 67-68. I still have a little Eskimo carved statue he brought me.


8 posted on 08/03/2018 7:14:55 PM PDT by Terry Mross (On some threads it's best to go jst inraight to the comments.)
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To: Sasparilla

SSSHHHHH! Don’t say that too loud! Of course a UFO landed, I know it , you know it. But do THEY know it? Sure they do. They’ve already taken it to a secret base some where.. somewhere.. wait.. someones at the door. Hold on. “Hello, who, ‘’jmacusa, yeah that’s me. Who are you? Hey.. WAIT AAAAAAHHH!


9 posted on 08/03/2018 7:51:17 PM PDT by jmacusa (Made it Ma, top of the world!'')
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To: waterhill
The Air Force needs to recalibrate their equipment.

They missed this re-entry vehicle.

10 posted on 08/03/2018 7:53:29 PM PDT by Deaf Smith (When a Texan takes his chances, chances will be taken that's fore sure)
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To: yesthatjallen

And the classic reply from a sloppy-dressed airman being chewed out by the visiting Air Force officer ... “Sir, I’m pumping sh*t out of an airplane at 2:00 am in Thule Greenland in mid-January. Is being “Put on report” any warmer?”


11 posted on 08/03/2018 10:20:02 PM PDT by Robert A Cook PE (The democrats' national goal: One world social-communism under one world religion: Atheistic Islam.)
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To: waterhill

Thanks for posting this. The article I read early was along the lines of “Why is the air force hiding mysterious blast at Thule?”


12 posted on 08/03/2018 10:55:26 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Heaven has a wall and strict immigration policy. Hell has open borders--seen on a tee shirt)
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Ouch. And a good update. Additional:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3676348/posts


13 posted on 08/04/2018 1:03:26 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: waterhill
"The fireball incident occurred just miles from the remote military base on July 25 and entered the atmosphere with a 2.1 kiloton force, according to the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima was 15 kilotons."

Typical example of how news becomes 'fake news'.

The landing wasn't "just miles" from the base, it was 30 miles away. This is a known fact. "Just miles", though, sounds a lot closer than "30 miles". And why the comparison with the Hiroshima atomic bomb? That helps spread the paranoid fear of atomic bombs.

An atomic bomb blast "just miles" away is quite serious, but it would NOT be the end of the world. There are many who would like you to believe that it would be.

14 posted on 08/04/2018 5:01:21 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (The stone age didn't end because we ran out of stones.)
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To: jimtorr

nearby is what 50 miles away ??? (probably could still hear the noise/shock if 2 kiloton)


15 posted on 08/04/2018 12:13:14 PM PDT by elbook
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Thanks waterhill.

16 posted on 08/04/2018 1:15:25 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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