Fireball Streaks Across Texas Night Sky

Posted by on December 10, 2012
Last Updated: July 16, 2017

A NASA camera (apparently attached to a car) captured footage of a streaking fireball as it flashed against the night sky of northern Texas on December 7, 2012.

What was it? An exploding alien craft? The opening bell of the Mayan apocalypse? The time-machine DeLorean returning from good old 1955?

Nope.

It was a meteor.

Again.

Here’s another shot of the meteor, taken from the actual NASA camera at their Meteoroid Environment Office in New Mexico. You can see it, just a quick flash, at the left:

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About the Author Post by Rob Schwarz Rob Schwarz is a writer, blogger, and part-time peddler of mysterious tales. He manages Stranger Dimensions in between changing aquarium filters and reading bad novels about mermaids.