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Gender MALE
Industry Science
Occupation archaeologist & Space Situational Awareness consultant
Location Leiden, Netherlands
Introduction Dutch, 51, 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. 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