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Asteroid (14574) Payette

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Julie Payette (b.1963-10-20 in Montréal, Québec,) has been a member of the Canadian astronaut corps since 1992 and flew on space shuttle mission STS-96. She has worked on robotics for the NASA astronaut office.The Canadian Space Agency's website has an official biography.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

Reference: MPC 49100

Name: 
Payette
Number: 
14574
Designation: 
1998 QR58
Disc. Date: 
1998-08-30
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak