Heated Debates: A History of the Space Shuttle's Thermal Protection System 1970-1981

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Heated Debates : A History of the Space Shuttle's Thermal Protection System 1970-1981. / Woods, B.

In: Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly, Vol. 10, No. 3, 07.2003, p. 39-55.

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Woods, B 2003, 'Heated Debates: A History of the Space Shuttle's Thermal Protection System 1970-1981', Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 39-55. <http://www.spacebusiness.com/quest/back2.htm>

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Woods, B. (2003). Heated Debates: A History of the Space Shuttle's Thermal Protection System 1970-1981. Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly, 10(3), 39-55. http://www.spacebusiness.com/quest/back2.htm

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Woods B. Heated Debates: A History of the Space Shuttle's Thermal Protection System 1970-1981. Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly. 2003 Jul;10(3):39-55.

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Woods, B. / Heated Debates : A History of the Space Shuttle's Thermal Protection System 1970-1981. In: Quest: The History of Spaceflight Quarterly. 2003 ; Vol. 10, No. 3. pp. 39-55.

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