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Radio NZ: Space scientist Sir Ian Axford dies

Peter Griffin posted in on March 17th, 2010.

New Zealand scientist Sir Ian Axford has died aged 77. He worked on space probes, and was an expert on comets and cosmic rays. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Sir Ian worked on many American and European space probes, such as Voyager and Giotto, designing robot craft and calculating orbits. “He was an expert […]

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