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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Program in [Washington, DC] .
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Statementsponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., and held at Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, February 11-12, 1992 ; compiled by Stephen J. Scotti.
SeriesNASA conference publication -- 3157.
ContributionsScotti, Stephen Joseph., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Division., Langley Research Center.
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Paginationv, 321 p.
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17680559M

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