Robert Dunn touches a segment of a pressure tank that was charred upon reentry from space. According to a NASA spokesman, the tank is from a Russian rocket and reentered the atmosphere March 19. When Dunn found the tank, it was still warm.
Robert Dunn, a resident of Dixon, Wyo., stands in the field where he found the pressurant tank. The tank has a 30-inch diameter and left a crater about a foot deep.
Robert Dunn stands next to a pressurant tank he discovered March 21 in Moffat County while looking for deer and elk horns. NASA spokesman William Jeffs said the tank is from a Russian rocket that reentered March 19.
Todd Wheeler, right, of the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, works with Robert Dunn to load a Russian pressurant tank into Dunn’s truck March 22. Dunn found the tank in a Moffat County field the day before.
Robert Dunn sits in the bed of his truck with a pressurant tank he discovered while hiking near Moffat County Road 9. The tank fell from the sky and left a crater roughly three-feet wide and one-foot deep.
Robert Dunn, who lives in Dixon, Wyo., was hiking in Moffat County when he discovered a pressurant tank linked to a Russian Zenit-SLBF spacecraft. Dunn is in possession of the tank, which he found March 21.
A pressurant tank found by Wyoming resident Robert Dunn sits in a crater March 22, the day after Dunn discovered it. Dunn found the tank hiking several miles from County Road 9.
From left, Gage Spears, Garrett Spears and Gaven Spears pose in the throwing ring Thursday outside Moffat County High School. Gage, a senior, Garrett, a junior, and Gaven, a sophomore, all compete in shot put and discus during the track and field season.