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|Occupation||archaeologist & Space Situational Awareness consultant|
|Introduction||Dutch, 50, PhD (Archaeology): SSA consultant at Leiden Observatory (Univ. of Leiden), stone age archaeologist, meteoriticist, satellite tracker, meteor observer, asteroid discoverer. Employed in an advisory role in a Space Situational Awareness project with Leiden Observatory and the Space Security Center of the Royal Dutch Air Force. As an invited expert I advised members of Dutch Parliament about military satellite systems and their locations during a 2016 foreign affairs committee hearing about the MH17 disaster.|
Asteroid (183294) Langbroek was named after me. In 2012, I received the Dr. J. van der Bilt Prize of the Royal Dutch Astronomy Association (KNVWS) for my work on meteors, asteroids and satellites. Opinions expressed on this blog are entirely my own.
You can find me on Twitter via @Marco_Langbroek
|Interests||Astronomy, archaeology, geology, satellites, meteorites, megaliths, reading, walking, culinary delights|