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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch ; a [Springfield, Va., For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Scientific satellites.,
  • Large space structures (Astronautics),
  • Soil moisture -- Measurement.,
  • Artificial satellites in agriculture.

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Edition Notes

StatementRobert L. Wright, editor.
SeriesNASA reference publication ;, 1079
ContributionsWright, Robert L. 1935., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch., Langley Research Center.
LC ClassificationsTL798.S3 M5 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 243 p. :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3140464M
LC Control Number82601135

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