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Monday, 06 September: "Colombian authorities confirmed that a "giant fire ball" that fell from the sky in the central Santander department was a meteorite.
The Colombian media has been buzzing with eye witness accounts of the fireball, which fell out of the sky and caused a massive explosion at 3:15PM local time Sunday.

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Colombia fails to find meteorite crash site

Despite a 1,000-strong search team and a police helicopter looking for the remains of a giant fireball seen in the skies of central Colombia, authorities have been unable to locate the supposed meteorite's crash site.
The Colombian media has been buzzing with eyewitness accounts of the fireball, which fell from the sky, causing a massive explosion at 3:15PM Sunday.

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A Colombian physicist proposed the theory  that the "giant fireball" glimpsed in the skies above the Santander department on Sunday may have been a fragment of a Russian satellite.
Arturo Plata, the director of the Santander Industrial University (UIS) Halley Group of Astronomy and Aerospace Science, said that a section of the Russian Progress M-06 satellite broke away from the module while it was attempting to connect to the International Space Station on August 31.

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