R.A.E. table of earth satellites, 1990-1991
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Published by Defence Research Agency, RAE in Farnborough, England .
Written in English


  • Artificial satellites -- Registers.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesRAE table of earth satellites, 1990-1991., Table of earth satellites, 1990-1991.
Statement[A.N. Winterbottom and G.E. Perry].
ContributionsWinterbottom, A. N., Perry, G. E., Royal Aerospace Establishment (Great Britain)
LC ClassificationsTL796.6.E2 R3 1990 Suppl
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20675358M

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