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U.S. civil earth observation programs

U.S. civil earth observation programs

Landsat, mission to planet earth, and the weather satellites


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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

  • Earth resources technology satellites,
  • Landsat satellites,
  • Scientific satellites -- United States

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    Statementby David P. Radzanowski
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB92082, Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB92082, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 15, fr. 00540
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18161498M

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