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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space sciences -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Johan A.M. Bleeker, Johannes Geiss, Martin C.E. Huber ; history consultant, Arturo Russo.
    ContributionsBleeker, J. A. M., Geiss, Johannes., Huber, M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB498 .C46 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (xii, 1846 p.) :
    Number of Pages1846
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3379056M
    ISBN 100792371968, 0792371941, 079237195X
    LC Control Number2004533269
    OCLC/WorldCa50935543


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