(3347) Konstantin

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1975 VN1. Discovered 1975 Nov. 2 by T. M. Smirnova at Nauchnyj.

Named in memory of Konstantin Alekseevich Kalinin (1889–1938), a remarkable flier and talented aircraft designer who constructed many aircraft of various types, one of which was awarded a gold medal at the International Aviation Exhibition in Berlin in 1928. (M 17027)

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