Space shuttle issues associated with the Vandenberg Launch site : briefing report to the Ranking Miniority Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Committee on Appropriations, United States Senate by

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Written in English

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  • Launch complexes (Astronautics) -- California -- Vandenberg Air Force Base.,
  • Space shuttles -- Cost of operation.,
  • Vandenberg Air Force Base (Calif.)

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StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
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Pagination16 p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17661222M

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