Research relative to atmosphere physics and spacecraft applications studies

semiannual status report for period 15 November 1986-14 May 1987
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University Research Foundation, University of Maryland, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor , Greenbelt, Md, [Washington, D.C, Springfield, Va
Statementprincipal investigator, Stuart W. Greenwood
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-180599
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Pagination1 v
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Open LibraryOL14980912M

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