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prevention of electrical breakdown in spacecraft

Fred W. Paul

prevention of electrical breakdown in spacecraft

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Technology Utilization, Scientific and Technical Information Division in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space vehicles -- Electric equipment.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby Fred W. Paul and Donald Burrowbridge.
    SeriesNASA SP-208, NASA SP -- 208.
    ContributionsBurrowbridge, Donald.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14101535M

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