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Published by Lea & Febiger in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Space flight -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Space medicine.,
  • Extraterrestrial Environment.,
  • Space Flight.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementeditor, Arnauld E. Nicogossian ; associate editors, Carolyn Leach Huntoon, Sam L. Pool.
ContributionsNicogossian, Arnauld E., Huntoon, Carolyn Leach., Pool, Sam L., Nicogossian, Arnauld E.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC1150 .S63 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 401 p. :
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2037538M
ISBN 100812111621
LC Control Number88013855

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