Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story

Sturdevant, Rick W.
March 2010
Air Power History;Spring2010, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p52
Book Review
The article reviews the book "Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story," David Hitt, Owen Garriott, and Joe Kerwin.


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