“Space ball” drops on Namibia – What is This?

This metallic ball fell from the sky in Nambia. The photo doesn’t give any size reference, but it is over 1 meter in diameter, and about 13 pounds. If anyone knows what this is, I and my readers would surely like to know! Feel free to hypothesize. I have some of my own ideas. Although, since NASA was contacted about it, I doubt we’ll ever hear any more about it.

You can read the AFP article HERE