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Automated Mars Surface Sample Return Mission Concepts for Achievement of Essential Scientific Objectives by William L. Weaver3184
Apparent Lunar Activity: Historical Review by Jaylee M. Burley55468
Planetary Size Comparisons : A Photographic Study by Stephen Paul Meszaros85017
A Radiometric Bode's Law : Predictions for Uranus by M. D. Desch86074
A Geographic Comparison of Selected Large-Scale Planetary Surface Features by Stephen Paul Meszaros86147
Mars-Earth Geographical Comparisons : A Pictorial View by Stephen Paul Meszaros86166
Extraterrestrial Life in the Universe by Robert W. Graham102363
Birds of Wallops Island, Virginia, 1970-1992 by Charles R. Vaughn104589
"2001: A Space Odyssey" Revisited : The Feasibility of 24 Hour Commuter Flights to the Moon Using NTR Propulsion with LUNOX Afterburners by Stanley K. Borowski208830
Beamed-Energy Propulsion (BEP) Study by Patrick George217014
Heated-Atmosphere Airship for the Titan Environment : Thermal Analysis by Richard S. Heller217639
Atmospheric Mining in the Outer Solar System : Resource Capturing, Exploration, and Exploitation by Bryan Palaszewski218096
Analyses of Hubble Space Telescope Aluminized-Teflon Multilayer Insulation Blankets Retrieved After 19 Years of Space Exposure by Kim K. De Groh218476

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