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Pollution in space

Isaac Asimov

Pollution in space

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Published by G. Stevens Pub. in Milwaukee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space debris -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Space pollution -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Space debris.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Isaac Asimov ; with revisions and updating by Greg Walz-Chojnacki.
    SeriesIsaac Asimov"s new library of the universe
    ContributionsWalz-Chojnacki, Greg, 1954-, Asimov, Isaac, 1920-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL1499 .A85 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1107232M
    ISBN 100836811968
    LC Control Number94032485
    OCLC/WorldCa31169327


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