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Space shuttle safety Hearing before the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics of the Committee on Science, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, September 23, 1999 by United States

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Written in English


  • Safety measures,
  • Space shuttles,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10112099M
ISBN 100160601460
ISBN 109780160601460

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