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Russian Meteorite Fragments on Exhibit in Edmonton

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Parts of a massive meteor that crashed into Russia in February will be on display for the first time in Canada this week, at an exhibit in Edmonton.

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Space Shuttle Atlantis to Go on Display in Florida

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CBC (June 28, 2013) — Tourists will soon be able to view the retired US space shuttle Atlantis, which is part of a new $100-million exhibit at NASA's center in Cape Canaveral, Fla. CBC's David Common talks to astronauts with ties to the shuttle program and gets a preview of the exhibit, which includes a replica of the Canadarm.
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Meteor Fragments Found in Russia

Meteor Fragments Found in Russia

Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 18, 2013) — Russian scientists say they've found fragments of the meteor that fell from the sky over the Ural Mountains. Twelve hundred people were injured by the shockwave created when the space rock exploded a few dozen kilometers above Earth.
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Meteorite Chunk Lifted From Russian Lake

Meteorite Chunk Lifted From Russian Lake

Reuters (Oct. 16, 2013) — Russian scientists lift a large piece of the Chebarkul meteorite, which hit Russia in February, from the bottom of the lake. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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