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Spaceflight and rocketry

a chronology

by Baker, David

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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics -- History -- Chronology.,
  • Rocketry -- History -- Chronology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementDavid Baker.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL788 .B25 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 528 p. :
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL805291M
    ISBN 100816018537
    LC Control Number95041843


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