Dr. Duncan Steel

Chief Systems Architect, XERRA Dr Duncan Steel is employed by the Xerra Earth Observation Institute with its HQ in Alexandra, but is based in Nelson. Engaged in space research for forty years in the UK, USA, Australia, Sweden, Canada and NZ, he has worked for NASA, ESA, various universities and observatories, and also run his own space consultancy. Regarded as an expert on asteroids, comets, meteors and space debris, Duncan also conducts research in other areas of physics and space science.