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High Energy Astrophysics Program (HEAP) NASA contract NAS5-32490 : technical report, October 1, 1997 thru March 31, 1998

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Washington, DC, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Astrophysics,
  • Cosmology,
  • X ray spectrometers

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Edition Notes

StatementUniversities Space Research Association (USRA) ; [authors, Angelini, L. ... et al.].
Series[NASA contractor report] -- CR-206885., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-206885.
ContributionsAngelini, L., Universities Space Research Association., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17839154M

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