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Asteroid (13808) Davewilliams

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Dafydd (Dave) Rhys Williams (b.1954-05-16 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,) flew on space shuttle mission STS-90 after being selected as a Canadian astronaut in 1992. Williams did his formal studies at McGill University, including an M.D. He has focussed on medical aspects of space flight. As a physician, he has focused on medical aspects of space flight. The Canadian Space Agency's website has an official biography.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid 

Reference: MPC 49098

Name: 
Davewilliams
Number: 
13808
Designation: 
1998 XG24
Disc. Date: 
1998-12-11
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak