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Basics of Space Flight by Dave Doody

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Basics of Space Flight
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Publisher: NASA
Number of pages: 311

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Basics of Space Flight is a tutorial designed primarily to help operations people identify the range of concepts associated with deep space missions, and grasp the relationships among them. It also enjoys popularity with college and high-school students, as well as faculty, and people everywhere who are interested in interplanetary space flight.

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