According to Merrium-Webster.com,

 

A meteorite can mean:

    a meteor that reaches the surface of the earth without being completely vaporized.

    (i.e. a rock from space that come to Earth!)

 

What is something else that enters Earth's atmosphere from space?

    A number of answers exist.  You can be as scientific or basic as you want.

 

    Message the board if you have an answer.