Watch: Meteorite Nearly Misses Skydiver

Freefalling toward Earth at more than 190 kilometers per hour is dangerous enough, but what if you got whacked by a meteorite streaking across the sky? According to a recent YouTube video, one man nearly did while skydiving in Norway 2 years ago, and he caught it all on camera. Space.com reports that there’s a one in 500 billion chance of a 1-kilogram meteorite passing within about 9 meters of someone, and that it’s more likely for someone to win the Powerball lottery. Skeptics out there think the video might have been doctored, or that the rock was just some debris caught in the parachute. What do you think?

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