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Asteroid (14988) Tryggvason

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Bjarni Tryggvason (b.1945-09-21 in Reykjavik, Iceland) was raised in Canada, and flew on space shuttle mission STS-85. His expertise relates to stable microgravity platforms. 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: 
Tryggvason
Number: 
14988
Designation: 
1997 UA7
Disc. Date: 
1997-10-25
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak