Skydiver meets meteorite
April 3, 2014 10:28 AM Subscribe
Norwegian skydiver nearly struck by meteorite.
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Although Helstrup is still not completely convinced that it was indeed a meteorite that flew past him, the experts are in no doubt. “It can’t be anything else. The shape is typical of meteorites – a fresh fracture surface on one side, while the other side is rounded,” said geologist Hans Amundsen, “It has never happened before that a meteorite has been filmed during dark flight; this is the first time in world history.”
First video @ 2:41 shows a composite photograph of the passing meteorite.