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Space Exploration and Humanity

A Historical Encyclopedia

by American Astronautical Society.

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Published by ABC-CLIO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference works,
  • Space science,
  • Space travel & exploration,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Science / General,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Reference

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen Johnson (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages845
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11949322M
    ISBN 101851095144
    OCLC/WorldCa280438759


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