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Friday, December 23, 2011

Alien "Space ball" drops on Namibia

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A large steel soccer tennis ball decreased out of the sky on a distant grassland in Namibia, driving confused specialists to contact NASA and the Western space organization.

The useless soccer tennis ball with a area of 1.1 measures (43 inches) was found near a town in the south of the country some 750 kilometer (480 miles) from the capital Windhoek, according to law enforcement 'forensics' manager John Ludik.

Locals had heard several small explosions a few days beforehand, he said.

With a size of 35 centimeters (14 inches), the soccer tennis ball has a tough exterior and seems to contain "two sections welded together".

It was made of a "metal aluminum known to man" and assessed six kilogrammes (13 pounds), said Ludik.

It was found 18 measures from its getting spot, an opening 33 centimeters deep and 3.8 measures wide.

Several such tennis balls have decreased in lower African-american, Modern australia and Latina The united states in the past 20 years, specialists found in an Search.

The area was found mid-November, but specialists first did testing before asserting the find.

Police deputy examiner general Vilho Hifindaka determined the area did not position any risk.

"It is not an blast, but rather useless, but we had to examine all this first," he said.


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