Systems design for a prototype space colony
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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology in [Cambridge, Mass.] .
Written in English


  • Space colonies -- Design and construction.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementconducted by the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during the spring term of 1976 with the support of the William F. Marlar Memorial Foundation, Inc. ; John F. McCarthy, Jr., professor in charge ; Oscar Orringer, lecturer, with Cecil W. Acree, Jr. ... [et al.] ; David B.S. Smith, editor.
ContributionsMcCarthy, John F., Stuart, D. G., Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
LC ClassificationsTL795.7 .S95 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3095809M
LC Control Number82199817

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