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Interesting article about NASA’s “Scout” impact hazard assessment system. It accurately predicted when and where a 6.5-foot asteroid would hit the Earth’s atmosphere with a 2-hour warning. That is a small asteroid that they said was too small to cause concern, and it shows how well the system works as it can detect larger asteroids from much further away.

https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/nasa-system-predicts-impact-of-small-asteroid?utm_source=iContact&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=nasajpl&utm_content=asteroids20220315-1

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Thanks for the article. I remember reading about 2008 TC3 a few years ago which was predicted to land in the Sudan and they found numerous small pieces from that fall as well.

As the technology becomes more sophisticated, meteorite finds from tracking will become commonplace. Maybe I should get a bucket....

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