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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, for sale by the Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific and Technical Information in [Washington, D. C.], Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Space flight -- Physiological effect.,
  • Central nervous system.

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Vlii Łanie faktorov kosmicheskogo poleta na funkt Łsii t Łsentral £noi nervnoi sistemy. Moskva : Izd-vo nauka, 1966.

StatementN.N. Livshits, editor-in-chief.
SeriesNASA TT F-413, NASA technical translation -- F-413.
ContributionsLivshit Łs, N. N.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14240131M

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