posted on Oct, 2 2006 @ 09:09 AM
I was always under the assumption that the kecksburg fireball mystery was actually the Soviet Cosmo 96 spacecraft reentering the earth's atmosphere
and crashing in Penn.
That would explain the quick, overwhelming military recovery response -- the possibility of survivors "screaming," and the "acorn" shape.
Like the previous poster said, this is one of those old UFO stories that's been around for awhile. I saw a Discovery Channel documentary on it, and
while not concluding anything, the evidence they postulated that it was the Soviet spacecraft after it failed to achieve orbit was pretty