Integrated structure electromagnetic optimization of large space antenna reflectors
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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, For sale by the National Technical Information Service in Hampton, Va, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Large space structures (Astronautics),
  • Antennas, Reflector.

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Edition Notes

StatementSharon L. Padula, Howard M. Adelman, and M.C. Bailey.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 89110.
ContributionsAldelman, Howard M., Bailey, M. C., Langley Research Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14664581M

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