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Managing Martians

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Published by Broadway Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mars (Planet),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Shirley, Donna.,
    • Mars Pathfinder Project (U.S.),
    • Women aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Space flight to Mars.,
    • Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDonna Shirley, with Danelle Morton.
      ContributionsMorton, Danelle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL789.85.S52 A3 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL347320M
      ISBN 100767902408
      LC Control Number98006431
      OCLC/WorldCa38595381

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