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(3071) Nesterov

Reference work entry

1973 FT1. Discovered 1973 Mar. 28 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Petr Nikolaevich Nesterov (1887–1914), the Russian airman who was the first to carry out a number of piloting maneuvers, among them the loop. (M 11159)

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