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walk in space Gemini 4 extra-vehicular activity. by United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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Published by For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington .
Written in English


  • McDivitt, James Alton, 1929-,
  • White, Edward Higgins, 1930-1967.,
  • Project Gemini (U.S.),
  • Extravehicular activity (Manned space flight)

Book details:

LC ClassificationsTL789.8.U6 G8
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5965525M
LC Control Number65062551

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