I have a new story published over at ESA.
Every now and then a space rock hits the world's media – sometimes almost literally. Threatening asteroids that zoom past the Earth, fireballs in the sky seen by hundreds of people and mysterious craters which may have been caused by impacting meteorites; all make ESA's activities in this field, including the Don Quijote study, look increasingly timely.
You can read the full story for free here
The story is accompanied by a pod cast that also talks about the Peru meteorite strike and ESA’s involvement in asteroid research. You can listen to the pod cast here.
For information about the Peruvian meteorite crash, click here.
Also, I have another new story published by ESA.