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Space stations and space platforms

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Published by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in New York, NY .
Written in English

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  • Space stations.

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    Statementedited by Ivan Bekey, Daniel Herman.
    SeriesProgress in astronautics and aeronautics ;, v. 99
    ContributionsBekey, Ivan., Herman, Daniel, 1927-, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL507 .P75 vol. 99, TL797 .P75 vol. 99
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 392 p. :
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2538997M
    ISBN 100930403010
    LC Control Number85019972


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