Questions regarding one of the three forms of space debris, this case a chunk of debris that survives its passage through the atmosphere and lands on a planet intact.

A meteorite is part of 3 main stages:

  • Meteoroid: A solid piece of debris in space.

  • Meteor: The light phenomenon when a meteoroid enters an atmosphere and burns due to atmospheric friction.

  • Meteorite: A solid piece of debris that originates from outer space and survives passage through the atmosphere and its impact with the Earth's surface. It can be in any shape, size, or color.

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