Have You Ever Seen A Falling Meteor With Your Naked Eyes? This Skydiver Has, And He Lives To Tell

Norwegian skydiver, Anders Helstrup, gave an unlikely boost to scientific research on meteors when he accidently filmed a falling meteor in 2012 from a very close range – so close, he risked death. It happened when Helstrup was skydiving, with his helmet-mounted camera filming his jump. Soon after he opened his parachute, something whizzed past him. It was so fast that he had to later recheck the video in slow-motion when he discovered that it was indeed a meteorite. Experts confirm it is the first time someone has filmed a falling meteorite.


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