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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
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  • Outer space
    • Subjects:
    • Manned space flight -- Research.,
    • Outer space -- Exploration -- Research.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementCommittee on Human Exploration, Space Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council.
      LC ClassificationsTL873 .N373 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL471862M
      ISBN 100309060346
      LC Control Number98195220

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