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Asteroid (14163) Johnchapman

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John Herbert Chapman (1921-1979) began his career researching radio propagation and the ionosphere. He worked on the Alouette, ISIS and Hermes satellite projects and was known as the "Father of the Canadian Space Program."
Name proposed and information provided by Chris Gainor; citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid 

Reference: MPC 49099

Name: 
Johnchapman
Number: 
14163
Designation: 
1998 TY20
Disc. Date: 
1998-10-13
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak