Shuttle/Spacelab contamination environment and effects handbook
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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in [Washington, DC], [Springfield, Va .
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  • Space vehicles -- Contamination.,
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Other titlesShuttle Spacelab contamination environment and effects handbook.
StatementL.E. Bareiss, R.M. Payton, and H. A. Papazian.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 4053., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-4053.
ContributionsPayton, R. M., Papazian, H. A., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch.
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL15276881M

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