The Meteoritical Society is an international organization dedicated to the promotion of research and education in planetary science with emphasis on the studies of meteorites and other extraterrestrial materials that further our understanding of the origin of the solar system. The Society was established in 1933.

Our members, from 52 nations, span the range of planetary science. We are scientists, amateur scientists and enthusiasts.

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Featured Announcements:

  • Upcoming Endowment Grant Deadline: 15 January 2024
  • Award Nomination Deadlines for 2024
    • 31 January, 2024 – Pellas Ryder award
    • 15 February, 2024 – Leonard Medal, Barringer Award, Nier Prize, Service Award, Jessberger Award, Fellows
    • Details for all awards can be found on this page.
  • Slate of Nominated Officers and Councilors for 2025
    • See this news story for details of those nominated to begin terms in January 2025, as well as details for any additional nominations, which must be received by 15 February, 2024.

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