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Fraser
2013-Jun-10, 03:10 PM
Like gravitational parking spaces, Lagrange points provide locations where spacecraft can be positioned to conduct valuable scientific observations of the Universe and perhaps someday even offer foundations for more permanent human outposts. Named*after Italian-French mathematician*Joseph-Louis Lagrange, who first proposed their existence in a 1772 paper, there are 5 such points within the Earth-Sun (as well [...]

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