Gerard Peter Kuiper

Gerard Peter Kuiper

Birth
Netherlands
Death 23 Dec 1973 (aged 68)
Colonia Mexico, Nezahualcóyotl Municipality, México, Mexico
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 6447788 · View Source
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Dutch-born astronomer, directed the Ranger lunar photographic missions that helped set Apollo landing sites on the moon. He also discovered carbon monoxide in Mar's atmosphere and the satellites of the planets Uranus and Neptune.


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  • Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 29 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6447788
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gerard Peter Kuiper (7 Dec 1905–23 Dec 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6447788, ; Maintained by Peterborough K (contributor 46537737) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.