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Asteroid hunters

Carrie Nugent

Asteroid hunters

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space flight to asteroids,
  • Asteroids,
  • Exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-108).

    StatementCarrie Nugent ; illustrations by Mike Lemanski
    SeriesTED books, Ted books
    ContributionsLemanski, Mike, 1986- illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB651 .N84 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 pages
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27233417M
    ISBN 101501120085
    ISBN 109781501120084
    OCLC/WorldCa952647458


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