By James Blowey, Alan Craig
This booklet, the 1st in a chain of imminent volumes, includes topical and well timed studies of a few rigorously chosen issues in sunlight systemn technological know-how. Contributions, in type of updated stories, are generally aimed toward expert astronomers and planetary scientists wishing to notify themselves approximately development in fields heavily on the topic of their own box of workmanship.
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