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Asteroid (14937) Thirsk

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Robert Brent Thirsk (b.1953-08-17 in New Westminster, British Columbia), selected as a Canadian astronaut in 1983, flew on space shuttle mission STS-78. 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 49100

Name: 
Thirsk
Number: 
14937
Designation: 
1995 CP3
Disc. Date: 
1995-02-01
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak