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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Glenn Research Center, Available from NASA Center for Aerospace Information in [Cleveland, Ohio], Hanover, MD .
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    Subjects:
  • Flight characteristics.,
  • Propulsion system configurations.,
  • Spacecraft propulsion.,
  • Mars atmosphere.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony J. Colozza ... [et al.].
    Series[NASA technical memorandum] -- NASA/TM-2001-210575., NASA technical memorandum -- 210575.
    ContributionsColozza, Anthony J., NASA Glenn Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16035760M

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