We reach the moon.

by John Noble Wilford

Publisher: Norton in New York

Written in English
Cover of: We reach the moon. | John Noble Wilford
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Subjects:

  • Project Apollo (U.S.),
  • Space flight to the moon
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL799.M6 W5 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination379 p.
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4577456M
ISBN 100393063747
LC Control Number77144092

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