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Space stations and platforms

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Published by Orbit Book Co. in Malabar, Fla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space stations -- Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Gordon R. Woodcock ; with foreword by Edward G. Gibson.
    SeriesOrbit, a foundation series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL797 .W66 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 220 p., [3] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2862559M
    ISBN 100894640011
    LC Control Number84025442

    It has two decks and contains sleep stations, galley (kitchen), medical facility, gym, toilet, and shower in a space about 26 ft (8 m) long and 13 ft (4 m) wide. EVA ON THE ISS Robots on the shuttle and the ISS connect new sections of the station, but spacewalking astronauts are needed to complete the job. On the Space Station (A Shine-A-Light Book) by Carron Brown (3 times) Look inside space by Rob Lloyd Jones (3 times) Space Stations: Base Camps to the Stars by Roger D. Launius (3 times) A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke (3 times) The International Space Station (Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science) by Franklyn M. Branley (3 times).


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