Italian mathematician and astronomer Andrea Milani Comparetti was born in 1948 and died in November 2018.
Andrea Milani was based at Pisa University, his main subject were celestial mechanics, asteroids, Near Earth Objects (NEO), and the BepiColombo mission.
He was also a student of asteroid impacts.
He co-authored of a book with his wife Anna Maria Nobili and Paolo Farinella on non-conservative forces on artificial satellites.
Before his death, he also published a book with Giovanni Federico Gronchi on orbit determination.
Andrea Milani passed away at 70 years old.