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NASA NPP Sees Aftermath of the Chelyabinsk Meteor

A meteor weighing 10,000 metric tons exploded only 23km above the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia on February 15, 2013. Unlike previous such events, this time scientists had the highly sensitive OMPS instrument on NPP to deliver unprecedented data and help them track and study the meteor plume for months. This video shows how accurately the model prediction coincided with the satellite observations. This video is public domain and can be downloaded at: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/goto?11336 Like our videos? Subscribe to NASA's Goddard Shorts HD podcast:http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/iTunes/f0004_index.htmlOr find NASA Goddard Space Flight Center on facebook:http://www.facebook.com/NASA.GSFCOr find us on Twitter:http://twitter.com/NASAGoddard



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