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6 edition of Island in the sky found in the catalog.

Island in the sky

building the international space station

by Piers Bizony

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Aurum Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space stations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 141).

    StatementPiers Bizony.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL797 .B596 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination141 p. :
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL773417M
    ISBN 101854104365
    LC Control Number97173471
    OCLC/WorldCa36056185

    Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gann, Ernest Kellogg, Island in the sky. New York, Viking Press, (OCoLC) Islands in the Sky [Article, 3pp, with 2 illustrations by Robin Jacques] in Lilliput, Vol no.1, issue no, July Clarke, Arthur C Published by Hulton Press ().

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