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Missile and space activities. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Guided missiles,
  • Ballistic missiles,
  • Space flight,
  • United States -- Defenses

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Edition Notes

StatementJoint hearings before the Preparedness Investigating Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services and the committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, United States Senate, Eighty-sixth Congress, first session ...
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences.
LC ClassificationsUA23 .A4165 1959
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5788673M
LC Control Number59060593

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