Minor planets named for truly remarkable people.


Gleb Evgenievich Lozino-Lozinskij (1909-2001) was an outstanding Soviet scientist in aviation and space engineering. He also played a major role in the preparation of the successful proposal to NASA for AURA to establish and operate the Space Telescope Science Institute. He published papers on many topics in algebra and geometry and was the founder, together with Sylvester, of the theory of algebraic invariants.


William Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971), born in Adelaide, shared the 1915 Nobel Prize in physics with his father, W. H. Bragg. He is a professor and head of the Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography, as well as the author of many textbooks, monographs and popular books on science. 1 in Soyuz to travel to the space station Mir, and he described the effect of environmental disruption on Earth from space and the effects of weightlessness and space sickness.


Paolo Angelo Nespoli (b. 1957) joined the European Space Agency's European Astronaut Center in 1991 and its European Astronaut Corps in 1998. She was 27 years old when she died in Lyons only a year after her arrival. 19, which is the day of Haiku.


Calevoet is a hamlet in the southwestern part of the municipality of Uccle. It has the reputation of Oriental Beauty Jade. She is known for her work on the atmospheres of Mercury, the moon and Mars, as well as on the Messenger mission to Mercury.


Named in honor of Nancy Marie Martinez, daughter of the discoverer. He is well known for his observational research on star-forming regions. She studies in particular how the short-period comets could be produced by encounters with the giant planets.

Data from The IAU Minor Planet Center, mashed up by Leonard Richardson.

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