Spectacular fireball which lit up South American skies was space litter

Spectacular fireball which lit up South American skies was space litter
 

This spectacular fireball which was seen in the skies of South America was a piece of space litter.
The Peruvian Air Force confirmed the the burning object which entered earth’s orbit on Saturday was an old piece of satellite.
Peasants found parts of an aerospace satellite near Andean community in southeastern Peru and informed the Peruvian Air Force.
Air force chiefs were quick to release images of the fallen space debris to prevent the conspiracy theories taking hold.
The earth’s atmosphere is full of debris from over 60 years of space exploration and commercial satellite flight.... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Hot News, Views: 39
Source: Metro
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