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Historical studies in the societal impact of spaceflight

Steven J. Dick

Historical studies in the societal impact of spaceflight

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of External Relations, History Division in Washington, DC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSteven J. Dick, editor
SeriesSocietal impact series -- v. 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL865 .H58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487551M
LC Control Number2009030014


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