Space Debris ‘WTF1190F’ to hit Earth next month

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Washington, Oct 30: Scientists have figured out the space debris that are heading toward earth. It is likely to be an old rocket that was sent into space long ago.

The objects had created a lot of debate as few believed that it was a UFO carrying aliens. However, after carefully studying the objects, the European Space Agency has ruled out any such citings.


Scientists have traced the chronology of its appearance, saying it appeared for the first time in early 2013, then on November 29, 2013 and lastly on October 3.

NASA and the military have traced the debris in the lower orbit of the earth. The debris is likely to hit earth on November 13, most likely in Indian Ocean, off the coast of Sri Lanka.

However, there might be chances that it may not land at all as it may burn completely while entering the atmosphere. Even if did hit the earth, experts believe that it would be too small to cause any significant damage. Such kinds of objects are called WTF1190F by astronomers.

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