Fireball Over Texas Not Space Junk

A fireball streaking across the Texas sky was seen by thousands of people Sunday in broad daylight. There was speculation that it was debris from last Tuesday's collision of an Iridium satellite and a non-functioning Russian satellite over Siberia. However, the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) has come out and said this is not the case. It seems likely the fireball was a meteor.

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By Planet Data

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