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Space stations.

Space stations.

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Published by American Astronautical Society in Tarzana, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space stations -- Congresses.,
  • Astronautics -- International cooperation -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by L. Larmore & R. L. Gervais.
    SeriesAdvances in the astronautical sciences,, v. 27, Advances in astronautical sciences ;, v. 27.
    ContributionsLarmore, Lewis, ed., Gervais, R. L., ed., American Astronautical Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL787.A6 A2 vol. 27, TL797 A2 vol. 27
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 591 p.
    Number of Pages591
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5329231M
    LC Control Number72182237


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