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This Giant Fireball Over Michigan Was Visible From Six States and Canada

The National Weather Service says that the most likely explanation for an object which sent out illumination and a sonic boom throughout southwest Michigan, five other states, and Canada on Tuesday night was the breakup of a meteor, WXYZ reported. The American Meteor Society collected at least 200 reports of the incident, which for around a second was so bright it lit parts of the Detroit region like it was daytime.

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Watch Live Now! NASA Astronauts Spacewalking Outside ISS Today

On Friday, Oct. 20, NASA astronauts Randy Bresknik and Joe Acaba will venture outside the International Space Station on the third of three spacewalks aimed at upgrading the orbiting laboratory. You can watch the spacewalk live here.