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China UFO debris could be Russian satellite


Posted on Sunday, 18 May, 2014 | Comment icon 5 comments

Was a rocket failure responsible ? Image Credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann
An incident involving three UFOs crashing in China could be due to a Russian rocket launch explosion.
Residents from several villages in China's Heilongjiang province got the fright of their lives when they spotted three blazing fireballs plummeting from the heavens.

One of the objects, described as a "large metal ball with a jagged-edged layer", landed on a vegetable farm and measured 70cm in length with a weight of 40kg. As bewildered locals gathered around to examine the objects, news soon broke out that the region was under 'alien attack'.

Things were not quite as they seemed however as, at around the same time as the objects crash-landed in China, the Russian space agency reported that a satellite launched from outside Kazakhstan had exploded due to an engine failure.

The fireballs, far from being extraterrestrial visitors bent on world domination, were instead most likely to be fragments of debris from the rocket raining back down to Earth.

Source: IB Times | Comments (5)

Tags: China, UFO, Russia, Satellite

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by paperdyer on 18 May, 2014, 16:32
To start the conspiracy theories going, the Russians actually shot down an UFO and used the satellite story as a cover.
Comment icon #2 Posted by maximusnow on 18 May, 2014, 17:12
fuel cell.
Comment icon #3 Posted by ancient astronaut on 18 May, 2014, 23:11
If it walks like a Duck.
Comment icon #4 Posted by ash68 on 19 May, 2014, 5:53
So many countries use satellites so does anyone know how you can identify which countries satellite it is when its plummeting to the earth?
Comment icon #5 Posted by bigjonalien on 29 May, 2014, 6:42
Especially when their rocket was shot down!


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