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Asteroid (14143) Hadfield

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Chris Austin Hadfield (b.1959-08-29, in Sarnia, Ontario), selected as a Canadian astronaut in 1992, flew on space shuttle missions STS-74 and STS-100. The Canadian Space Agency's website has an official biography.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

Reference: MPC 49099

Name: 
Hadfield
Number: 
14143
Designation: 
1998 SQ18
Disc. Date: 
1998-09-18
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak