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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Space frame structures.,
  • Human-machine systems.

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Other titlesMan/machine assembly analysis.
Statementprepared for George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 3751., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-3751.
ContributionsGeorge C. Marshall Space Flight Center., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Branch., Essex Corporation.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17663529M

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