Space Weather News for June 2, 2016

SMALL ASTEROID EXPLODES OVER ARIZONA: During the early hours of June 2nd, a 3-meter wide asteroid struck Earth’s atmosphere over Arizona.  The resulting explosion shook the ground and blinded cameras with a flash of light 10x brighter than the full Moon. Meteorite hunters are now scouring the landscape north of Tucson for fragments of the space rock. Visit for more information and updates on this developing story.

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About Tadd Buffington

MUFON State Director for Maryland and Washington DC Founder of the Center of Advancement of Space and Earth Sciences Education: Embry RIddle University, Masters Aerospace Engineer, emphasis on Space Studies; Thunderbird College, Master International Management Career: NASA and United Nations