On This Day in Space! June 11, 2015: International Space Station crew returns to Earth

On June 9, 1952, the Abee meteorite fell in Alberta, Canada, at 11:05 p.m. at night.

The space stone weighed nearly 326 pounds and was recovered from a 6 foot- deep crater in a wheat field when it was found five days later. A piece of it is on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Abee is classified as an enstatite chondrite with petrologic type 4. It is the only type in the world of this specific meteorite. Scientists think meteorites like Abee formed near the sun, where it would contain little or no water, according to the museum.

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