Unformatted text preview: 1958 – NASA formed 1961 – JFG, lunar program, manned space center located near Houston Texas Meteorites More meteorite localities than any other state Examples: Falls and Fireballs – Examples Tektites – Glassy objects, the result of meteorite impact melt Texas Craters and Impact Sites A. Odessa Crater – 500’ x 16’ deep – iron meteorite B. Sierra Madera Structure – 20 miles south of FortStockton (Glass Mts.) 600’ high and 3 miles wide – remnant of a crater’s central peak...
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- Fall '10
- Johnson Space Center, A. McDonald Observatory, III. Cosmic Texas, B. Twomile telescope, A. Odessa Crater