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1 jogiff  Fri, Feb 15, 2013 3:45:40am

Here’s a non RussiaToday source

Isn’t this only the second time in history that there have been recorded human casualties from space debris? Does this have something to do with that passed really close by recently?

2 Dr Lizardo  Fri, Feb 15, 2013 3:49:07am

This wasn’t related to Asteroid 2012 DA14. I think this is one of the very rare instances of human casualties caused by space debris, and perhaps the only one I can think of that has apparently caused widespread casualties and from the photos I can see on RT, significant structural damage.

There’s some more photos here: [Link: rt.com…]

3 Decatur Deb  Fri, Feb 15, 2013 4:21:00am

Twenty years ago an event like this would have put some US and Soviet missile launch controllers in a very uncomfortable position.

4 Dr Lizardo  Fri, Feb 15, 2013 4:33:51am

re: #3 Decatur Deb

Twenty years ago an event like this would have put some US and Soviet missile launch controllers in a very uncomfortable position.

It certainly would’ve made a lot of folks very nervous if nothing else.

5 aagcobb  Fri, Feb 15, 2013 5:05:21am

re: #4 Dr Lizardo

It certainly would’ve made a lot of folks very nervous if nothing else.

And with nuclear missiles still in existence (and more countries trying to obtain them), it still can.

6 NJDhockeyfan  Fri, Feb 15, 2013 7:27:57am

re: #3 Decatur Deb

Twenty years ago an event like this would have put some US and Soviet missile launch controllers in a very uncomfortable position.

Imagine if it hit Tehran instead. They would have been pointing the finger at Israel immediately.


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