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history of space flight

Eugene Morlock Emme

history of space flight

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 216-221.

    Statement[by] Eugene M. Emme.
    SeriesHolt library of science
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL789 .E45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5950591M
    LC Control Number65023271
    OCLC/WorldCa567991


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