On July 18, 2011, nomads in Morocco reported seeing a fireball light up the sky followed by two sonic booms. Since this meteorite, landed, even the smallest fragments have been scooped up and distributed among collectors, museums and research institutions around the world. Researchers have begun examining them for clues about their home planet. And sales of the Mars rocks continue, with two pieces of the meteorite since dubbed ‘Tissint’ going up for sale on Sunday (Oct. 14) during a public auction based in Manhattan. ESS‘ Tony Irving is part of the story; learn more about this meteorite here!