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Published by Scientific and Technical Information Division, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington .
Written in English



  • Mars (Planet)


  • Mars (Planet)

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Statementby C. M. Michaux.
SeriesNASA SP-3030, NASA SP ;, 3030.
ContributionsDouglas Aircraft Company, inc.
LC ClassificationsQB641 .M53
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 167 p.
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6008703M
LC Control Number66061839

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