- "There's a meteorite that hit the ground near here. I want to check it out. It won't take long."
- ―Luke Skywalker, to Han Solo
A meteorite was an object that fell onto a planetary surface from space. Commander Luke Skywalker believed that a meteorite crashed near Echo Base on the ice planet Hoth, but in reality it was an Imperial probe droid.
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars – "Rookies" (First appearance)
- Adventures in Wild Space: The Rescue (Mentioned only)
- Thrawn (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars Rebels – "The Honorable Ones"
- Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back (First mentioned)
- The Empire Strikes Back: So You Want to Be a Jedi?
- Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back junior novelization (Mentioned only)
- Aftermath: Life Debt (Mentioned only)
- A Crash of Fate (Mentioned only)