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All about satellites

Miriam J. Gross

All about satellites

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artificial satellites -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMiriam Gross.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesBlast off!
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL796.3 .G76 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18732887M
    ISBN 109781435827363
    LC Control Number2008029036
    OCLC/WorldCa233485249


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