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Satellite Sees Russian Meteor Explosion From Space

February 20, 2013

The meteor that exploded over the Urals of central Russia was seen by Eumetsat’s Meteosat-9, at the edge of the satellite view. Hundreds of people were reportedly injured as the meteor’s massive sonic boom caused widespread damage.

credit: ESA