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Apollo 7 the NASA mission reports

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Published by Apogee Books in Burlington, Ont .
Written in English


  • Project Apollo (U.S.),
  • Space flight to the moon.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled from the NASA archives & edited by Robert Godwin.
ContributionsGodwin, Robert, 1958-
LC ClassificationsTL789.8.U6 A51163 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p. :
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3754110M
ISBN 101896522645
LC Control Number2003446827

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