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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Lunar bases.,
  • Millimeter waves.,
  • Planetary bases.,
  • Power beaming.,
  • Technology assessment.

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StatementGabriel Miller and Murali N. Kadiramangalam.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA/CR-186720.
ContributionsKadiramangalam, Murali N., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16130488M

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