Cover of: Propulsion | Innovative Science and Technology Symposium (1988 Los Angeles, Calif.)


13-14 January 1988, Los Angeles, California
  • 141 Pages
  • 3.66 MB
  • English
SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering , Bellingham, Wash., USA
Astronautics, Military -- Congresses., Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Fuel -- Congresses., Space vehicles -- Electric propulsion systems -- Congresses., Strategic Defense Initiative -- Congre
StatementJoseph Flanagan, chair/editor ; sponsored by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering.
SeriesProceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 872
ContributionsFlanagan, Joseph., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
LC ClassificationsUG1505 .I56 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 141 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2064153M
ISBN 100892529075
LC Control Number88060230

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