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Potential causes and consequences of space-flight emergencies.

Stephen H. Dole

Potential causes and consequences of space-flight emergencies.

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Published by Rand Corporation in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space flight.,
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesRand Corporation -- P-4141, P (Rand Corporation) -- P-4141..
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p.
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17980391M


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