Huge Meteorite Falls Into The Ocean, And Scientist is in The Process of Finding It

Meteorite, meteorite fall into the ocean, a scientist looking for a meteor. Ocean Shores Washington, people living there were confused about what exactly was that?. A very bright flash lit up in the sky.

What did the resident say about the incident?

On the evening of March 7th, people were confused about what they were looking at up in the sky?. A very bright flash lit up in the sky and then a tremendous boom. Which rattled people sleeping in a seaside town. “They thought it was a spaceship,” resident Brittany Bryson told the Seattle Times.

How big is the meteoroid?

Analysis of radar signals, Marc Fries, NASA Cosmic Dust Curator, Said it wasn’t a space shit but a meteorite about the size of a golf cart that broke apart and splashed down into the ocean about 16 miles off the coast. Approximately two tons of fragments are likely scattered over a half-mile of the seafloor. According to him, this is most significant recorded meteor fall in last 21 years. He said, “This is easily the biggest recorded meteor fall in the United States in 21 years,”



According to him, some of the debris that survived the plunge could be as large as a brick. And the scientist is in their process of finding it. They want to gather as much as they could for further studies. Luckily for them, a nearby research ship is in the middle of a survey mission, and they have some high-tech tools to aid in the scavenger hunt.

Details about the ship

The ship which is in the ocean is said to be The Nautilus, and it is a flagship of Ocean Exploration Trust (OET), a nonprofit group founded by explorer Robert Ballard. Joined by scientists from the University of Washington, the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, and NASA. According to the reports, the ship will survey the ocean floor by a remote control submarine which will also be used to collect whatever fragments they find in the ocean.



“It’s a great opportunity for us because it’s such an interesting, pure exploration type mission,” said Nicole Raineault, vice president of exploration and science.

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