Investigation of asteroids with the use of space vehicles

1Shevchenko, VG
1Institute of Astronomy of V.N. Karazin National University of Kharkiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 1999, 5 ;(4):79–86
Section: Spacecrafts and Payloads
Publication Language: Ukrainian
A overview of the past, present and planned space-based observations of asteroids is given. The main results which have been and will be obtained from the space missions OAO-2, IUE, FIRSSE, IRAS, HIPPARCOS, HST, ISO, MSX, GALILEO, NEAR, DS1, SMART-1, ROZETTA та MUSES-C are presented. The expediency of asteroid investigations with spacecraft is discussed.
Keywords: asteroids, space missions, space vehicles
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