Physical and biological phenomena in a weightless state

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American Astronautical Society , Tarzana, Calif
Statementedited by Elliot T. Benedikt and Robert W. Halliburton.
SeriesAdvances in the astronautical sciences -- v. 14
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Open LibraryOL17463555M

Additional Physical Format: Online version: AAS Symposium on Physical and Biological Phenomena under Zero Gravity Conditions (2nd: Los Angeles, Calif.). Physical and biological phenomena in a weightless state. Baltimore: American Astronautical Society ; N.

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