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Questions regarding the Perseid meteor shower, which peaks in mid August yearly.

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Does the Perseid peak affect mission launches?

Tonight (Aug 12 2013) is the annual peak of the Perseid meteor shower. Since meteors are chunks of rock flying through the atmosphere at crazy high speeds, I'm wondering if there are any ...