The Encyclopedia of space travel and astronomy.

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Published by Octopus Books in [London] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Astronomy -- Popular works.,
  • Space flight -- Popular works.

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Other titlesSpace travel and astronomy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQB44.2 .E53
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4218866M
ISBN 100706409922
LC Control Number80498545
OCLC/WorldCa5882337

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