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Mysterious Metal ball from space falls in Namibia
CleanTV.com ^ | December 23, 2011 | CleanTV.com

Posted on 12/26/2011 2:54:57 PM PST by geraldmcg

A mysterious metal ball reportedly fell from space , landing in a grasslands area of the African nation of Namibia.

So far experts claim the object is not of alien origin. It has two bumps on each end, appears to be hollow and weights about 13 pounds.

(Excerpt) Read more at cleantv.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Science; UFO's; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: meteors; science; spacejunk; ufo

1 posted on 12/26/2011 2:55:06 PM PST by geraldmcg
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To: geraldmcg

How do they know it fell from space?


2 posted on 12/26/2011 3:00:03 PM PST by aruanan
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To: geraldmcg

That’s it. We’re finished. Obama has no balls and the aliens’ are metal...


3 posted on 12/26/2011 3:00:21 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: geraldmcg
"Where's the kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering kaboom!

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4 posted on 12/26/2011 3:00:41 PM PST by digger48
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To: aruanan

Sounds suspiciously like a remake plot of “The Gods Must Be Crazy.”


5 posted on 12/26/2011 3:01:37 PM PST by Ax
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To: Ax

That little chicken was right, run everybody run.


6 posted on 12/26/2011 3:06:03 PM PST by jimpick
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To: geraldmcg

At first glance,I misread it as “meatball” and thought “what luck!” Sorry, presbyopia.


7 posted on 12/26/2011 3:08:05 PM PST by oldsicilian
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To: geraldmcg
Man Escapes Death As Titanium Ball from a Russian Communication Satellite Crashes Through His Roof
8 posted on 12/26/2011 3:08:29 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (FOREIGN AID: A transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries)
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To: geraldmcg

9 posted on 12/26/2011 3:08:39 PM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet - Mater tua caligas gerit)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Titanium.
Empty weight, 6 Kg.
10 posted on 12/26/2011 3:10:47 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: aruanan
How do they know it fell from space?

That's an easy one. The earth is in space. If it fell off a table on earth, it fell from space.

11 posted on 12/26/2011 3:10:53 PM PST by newheart (Newt's a loose cannon, but at least he knows who the real target is.)
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To: geraldmcg

It’s an old story, and no longer a mystery...

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2078428/Great-space-ball-mystery-SOLVED.html


12 posted on 12/26/2011 3:11:42 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (No Mit Sherlock. No Mit, not now, not ever. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: geraldmcg

Repeat performance?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2824397/posts


13 posted on 12/26/2011 3:13:35 PM PST by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: geraldmcg

Metal ball!
Metal ball!

I thought it said meatball.

Anyhoo, I once saw a real-life, all-true, totally undsputable documentary about a Coca-Cola bottle that fell from the heavens.

Totally messed those people up.


14 posted on 12/26/2011 3:14:04 PM PST by baltodog (R.I.P. Balto: 2001(?) - 2005)
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To: baltodog

OMG I’m not alone LOL I thought it said the same thing. Meatballs fall from sky. I guess it is time for an eye checkup soon =)


15 posted on 12/26/2011 3:16:14 PM PST by Patriot Babe
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To: Ax

the Gods are not only crazy, they are playing bocce ball with Namibia


16 posted on 12/26/2011 3:21:09 PM PST by silverleaf (common sense is not so common- voltaire)
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To: JoeProBono

LOL!!

WILSON!


17 posted on 12/26/2011 3:21:40 PM PST by silverleaf (common sense is not so common- voltaire)
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By the looks of this thing, look for a big metal rabbit.


18 posted on 12/26/2011 3:23:09 PM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: oldsicilian

LOL I would have blamed dyslexia. I have been seeing the funny side of titles since I could read.


19 posted on 12/26/2011 3:24:21 PM PST by Cold Heart
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To: geraldmcg; digger48; E. Pluribus Unum; JoeProBono; Publius6961; Keith in Iowa; EBH

Then they oughta be careful. Hydrazine is incredibly toxic and carcinogenic. The Russkie space workhorse, the Proton rocket used hydrazine and its spent stages litter the steppe and tundra. The Siberian natives recycled materials used in the stages they found and suffered poisoning as a result.


20 posted on 12/26/2011 3:27:19 PM PST by sinanju
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To: newheart
That's an easy one. The earth is in space. If it fell off a table on earth, it fell from space.

Well, in that case, it fell to the earth from a table through space.
21 posted on 12/26/2011 3:46:28 PM PST by aruanan
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To: aruanan; baltodog; oldsicilian; Patriot Babe
If it fell off a table...

When somebody sneezed...

"Meatball Song"

22 posted on 12/26/2011 3:59:40 PM PST by Lady Lucky (Merry Christmas to all!)
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To: geraldmcg

Happy Fun Ball?


23 posted on 12/26/2011 4:33:09 PM PST by loungitude (The truth hurts.)
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To: geraldmcg

Is that ball in the photo, with the red and yellow splotches on it the ball that fell in Namibia? If that’s the actual ball, it didn’t fall from space.

It could not have plunged through the atmosphere without reaching high enough temps to have scorched the paint off of it and turned it black at the minimum; and quite possibly have badly deformed or melted it at the worst. Probably picked up by a tornado someplace, and Namibia’s where it came down.


24 posted on 12/26/2011 5:03:11 PM PST by Tucker39
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To: Patriot Babe
I guess it is time for an eye checkup soon =)

Either that or some spaghetti and red wine.

25 posted on 12/26/2011 5:11:01 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (Ignorance is no excuse.)
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To: geraldmcg


Recent theory is it's a nineteen-inch-diameter 39-liter hydrazine bladder tank for spacecraft, launch vehicle and upper stage applications. Titanium hydrazine propellant tank with EPDM bladder, is typically used on all versions of Ariane 5 and the Atmospheric Re-entry Demonstrator.
See EADS Astrium PDF document
26 posted on 12/26/2011 5:13:17 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Cold Heart

>>>LOL I would have blamed dyslexia. I have been seeing the funny side of titles since I could read.

Dyslexia is a terrible thing... especially this time of year... I feel really sorry for all the dyslexic kids that sent gift wish letters to Satan.


27 posted on 12/26/2011 5:16:21 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (No Mit Sherlock. No Mit, not now, not ever. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: ALASKA; ActionNewsBill; A knight without armor; albertp; aragorn; areafiftyone; aruanan; ...

Below videos are of possible interest are related to the UAP/UFO ping list. Enjoy!

For those who wish to view full length videos on the UAP/UFO subject, below are two links to a good varied series of videos;
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhAU3G3M-Nw

and several full length videos are at the below link.
http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread790394/pg1

Happy New Year 2012 to all!


28 posted on 12/30/2011 3:43:41 AM PST by Las Vegas Dave
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To: Las Vegas Dave

What’s UAP stand for, Unidentified Air Plane? :D


29 posted on 12/30/2011 4:31:41 PM PST by Sam Cree (absolute reality)
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To: Sam Cree

Just kidding. Thx for the ping, as always!


30 posted on 12/30/2011 4:32:52 PM PST by Sam Cree (absolute reality)
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To: Sam Cree
What’s UAP stand for, Unidentified Air Plane?

Unidentified Aerial Phenomenon, (UAP).

31 posted on 12/30/2011 8:40:06 PM PST by Las Vegas Dave
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32 posted on 12/30/2011 8:56:56 PM PST by Wallop the Cat
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