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StatementNorbert S. Arenstorf, Harry F. Jordan.
SeriesICASE report -- no. 87-65., NASA contractor report -- 178377., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-178377.
ContributionsJordan, Harry F., Langley Research Center.
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