Our members include over 1000 scientists and enthusiasts from 52 countries who study meteorites, cosmic dust, asteroids, comets, samples returned by space missions, impact craters, and the origins of the Solar System.

The Society organizes annual meetings and workshops. It honors outstanding scientific and service contributions and helps encourage and support young planetary scientists world-wide.

The Meteoritical Society records all known meteorites in its Meteoritical Bulletin and publishes Meteoritics and Planetary Science, a leading journal of planetary science.
 

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In Memoriam05/21 16:09
Friedrich Begemann (1927-2018) Friedrich Begemann passed away on May 11, at the age of 90. Friedrich (‘Fred’) was t...
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Christine Floss (1961-2018) Dr. Christine Floss died unexpectedly at her home in St. Louis on April 19, 2018, at age...
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Ursula Marvin (1921-2018) Ursula Marvin passed away on February 12, 2018, at the age of 96. More details are availab...
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The 2018 J. Lawrence Smith Medal awarded to Kevin McKeegan The 2018 J. Lawrence Smith Medal of the National Academy ...
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