Dr. Ellie Sansom

Dr. Ellie Sansom is the science team lead for the Desert Fireball Network at Curtin University. She completed her undergraduate and masters degree in geophysics at Imperial College London and joined the DFN team in 2012 as a PhD. student studying space rocks coming through the atmosphere as fireballs. Ellie is currently investigating where this larger extra-terrestrial material is coming from, and helping to find where meteorites might have fallen on the ground. The Desert Fireball Network has now gone global with cameras around the world. It sees not only fireballs, but satellites and supernova!

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