Significant accomplishments in science and technology, Goddard Space Flight Center, 1974

the proceedings of a symposium held at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, December 5, 1974

Publisher: Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Publisher: for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va

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  • Space sciences -- Congresses.,
  • Earth sciences -- Congresses.

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Statementprepared by Goddard Space Flight Center.
ContributionsGoddard Space Flight Center.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB500 .S542
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5013531M
LC Control Number76601002

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