Exploration of asteroids and comets should have a high priority on the list of possible US space activities for the 1980's, with the primary goal of determining their composition, structure and history. So concluded the most recent study of the Space Science Board's Committee on Planetary and Lunar Exploration, headed by Eugene Levy (University of Arizona). Its report, Strategy for Exploration of Primitive Solar‐System Asteroids, Comets and Meteoroids: 1980–1990, completes a three‐part series of science strategies for exploration of the solar system.

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