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Columbia, final voyage

the last flight of NASA"s first space shuttle

by Philip Chien

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Copernicus Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space Shuttle Program (U.S.),
  • Columbia (Spacecraft),
  • Space shuttles -- Accidents -- United States,
  • Space shuttles -- United States,
  • Space flights,
  • Astronauts -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementPhilip Chien
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 454 p. :
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18207958M
    ISBN 100387271481
    LC Control Number2005932843

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In his book about the last flight of space shuttle Columbia, titled COLUMBIA: FINAL VOYAGE, Philip Chien compiles a book intended to be a tribute to the astronauts and the science of STS If you're looking for a general human interest story and an exhaustive description of many of STS's 87 science payloads, this will be a bonanza for you/5(7).

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Columbia Final Voyage by Philip Chien ISBN ISBN Hardcover; New York: Springer, Janu ; ISBN Columbia, final voyage: the last flight of NASA's first space shuttle / Philip Chien.

Format Book Published New York: Copernicus Books, Description viii, p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

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