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Cambridge encyclopedia of space

Fernand Verger

Cambridge encyclopedia of space

missions, applications, and exploration

by Fernand Verger

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics -- Encyclopedias,
  • Rocketry -- Encyclopedias,
  • Outer space -- Exploration -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 383-384) and index

    StatementFernand Verger, Isabelle Sourbès-Verger, Raymond Ghirardi ; with contributions by Xavier Pasco ; foreword by John M. Logsdon ; translated by Stephen Lyle and Paul Reilly
    GenreEncyclopedias
    ContributionsSourbès-Verger, Isabelle, Ghirardi, Raymond, Lyle, Stephen, Reilly, Paul
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL788 .V48 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 418 p. :
    Number of Pages418
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17109077M
    ISBN 100521773008
    LC Control Number2002067408

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