United States astronauts. Staff report of the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, United States Senate. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences.

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Series88th Congress, 1st sess. Senate. Document, no. 42
LC ClassificationsTL789.85.A1 U5
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Paginationv, 79 p.
Number of Pages79
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LC Control Number64060151

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