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Spaceflight

Giles Sparrow

Spaceflight

the complete story from Sputnik to shuttle--and beyond

by Giles Sparrow

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Published by DK Pub. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGiles Sparrow
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL793 .S6882 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24525178M
ISBN 109780756656416
LC Control Number2010292413

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