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8 edition of Space shots, shuttles, and satellites found in the catalog.

Space shots, shuttles, and satellites

by Melvin Berger

  • 5 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Astronautics -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Astronautics.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the first quarter-century of our space program, what is happening now, and what is planned for the future.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementMelvin Berger.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL789.8.U5 B45 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p. :
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3176835M
      ISBN 100399612106
      LC Control Number83019279
      OCLC/WorldCa10020770

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Space war is coming — and the U.S. is not ready a fleck of paint the size of a thumbnail once hit the 6-inch-thick windshield of one of NASA's space shuttles and went about 3 inches into the.

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