Solar system montage with eight planets

Vasilii Ivanovich Moroz

Former Head of the Department of Planetary Physics, Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences.

V. I. Moroz was the Head of the Department of Planetary Physics at the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Moroz was devoted to researching the solar system, including the planets and their satellites, comets, and other minor bodies. For his scientific achievements, Moroz was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor. He passed away on June 23, 2004, after a long and serious illness.