April 1968

Space Science for the Layman.

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By Lawrence D. Ely. Price, $6.75. Pp 195, with 10 tables and 13 figures. Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 E Lawrence Ave, Springfield, Ill 62703, 1967.

Arch Intern Med. 1968;121(4):389. doi:10.1001/archinte.1968.03640040083052

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This is a no nonsense primer for those interested in the scientific aspects of space exploration. It is a compact, nuts-and-bolts account written in simple language by an engineer. A 15 page glossary lists the space-age nomenclature. There is an extensive listing of the International Astronautical Federation affiliates by address.

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