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An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite #4) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-019

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Meteorite search 1) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-031

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. 9meteorite 3rd trip-strange) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-028

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (group photo) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-012

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (image used as cover for March 26, 2009 journal Nature) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-032

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. searching in the desert Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-045

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite-brick-reenactment) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-017

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (approch station 6) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-001

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-047

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Pyramid pair Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-042

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-046

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (first one found) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-009

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (find # 1) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-007

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (find #11 & 12) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-006

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (search team) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-002

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Marble Mountain) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-015

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (first find) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-008

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Meteorite #14) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-020

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Meteorite 3rd-several at once) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-025

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (line 3rd day) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-013

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Nubian House) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-033

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Peter Jenniskens examines 2nd trip finds) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-035

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite 3rd-geologist) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-024

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (El-Mahata-Sitah 1) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-004

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Peter Jenniskens meteorite. Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-040

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite find - bus gets stuck) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-029

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Peter Jenniskens pointing - finds the brick) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-039

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Girls dormatory at station 6) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-011

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite 3rd) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-021

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-048

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Peter Jenniskens Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-037

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (emteorite 3rd-three found) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-026

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite 3rd-22) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-022

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-050

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Mauwia checks on find) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-016

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-049

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. searching Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-044

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (find) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-005

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Dr Mauwia Shaddad) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-003

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (perified wood) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-034

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite find 3rd trip 1) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-030

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-018

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite 3rd trip-Insitu.) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-027

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (Lunch at Marble Mountain) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-014

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Peter Jenniskens finds meteorites 1) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-036

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Pyramids Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-043

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (meteorite 3rd-bigone) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-023

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. (first one recovered) Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-010

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Peter Jenniskens walking Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-041

An SUV-sized Asteroid 2008TC# Impacts on October 7, 2008 in the Nubian Desert, Northern Sudan: Dr. Peter Jenniskens, NASA/SETI joined Muawia Shaddas of the University of Khartoum in leading an expedition on a search for samples. Peter Jenniskens finds the brick. Photo Credit: NASA/SETI/P. Jenniskens ARC-2009-ACD09-0108-038