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Australian scientists track asteroid’s 22-million-year journey before it crashed into Earth – 7NEWS.com.au

Scientists better understand what meteorites are made of after the reconstruction of an asteroid’s 22-million-year journey before it crashed into Earth.

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A team of asteroid-hunting scientists has reconstructed a massive space rocks 22-million-year journey through the solar system before it slammed into the Earth.
The discovery of its origin in space will help astrophysicists and astronomers to better understand what Earth-threatening asteroids are made of.
Asteroid 2018LA lit up the sky when it disintegrated at about 60,000 kmph above the Kalahari Desert in Botswana on June 2, 2018.
CCTV camera footage captured the 5.7-ton rocks final moments, which…

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