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(8450) Egorov

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1977 QL1. Discovered 1977 Aug. 19 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Vsevolod Aleksandrovich Egorov (1930–2001) was one of the founders of the modern theory of the space flight dynamics. One of the leading researchers at the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics and a professor at Moscow University, he was a pioneer in studying trajectories from the earth to the moon. (M 45232)

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