The Space Shuttle Program
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The Space Shuttle Program technologies and accomplishments by Davide Sivolella

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Published .
Written in English


  • Space shuttles,
  • Space Shuttle Program (U.S.),
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 350-355) and index.

StatementDavide Sivolella
SeriesSpringer Praxis Books In Space Exploration, Springer-Praxis books in space exploration
LC ClassificationsTL795.5 .S5527 2017, TL789.8.U6 S58 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 360 pages
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26964923M
ISBN 103319549448
ISBN 109783319549446
LC Control Number2017942940

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