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Reducing Cost of Space Transportation

George Kuttickal Chacko

Reducing Cost of Space Transportation

Proceedings of the Goddard Memorial Symposium, 7th, Washington, D.C., 1969 (Science & Technology Ser)

by George Kuttickal Chacko

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Published by Univelt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • Technology,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11168951M
    ISBN 100877030499
    ISBN 109780877030492


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