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Space cooperation, sounding rockets memorandum of understanding between the United States of America and Sweden, signed at Washington and Stockholm May 17 and June 10, 1996 by Sweden.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
  • Rymdstyrelsen,
  • Sounding rockets -- Research -- International cooperation

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Other titlesMemorandum of understanding between the United States of America and Sweden, signed at Washington and Stockholm May 17 and June 10, 1996
SeriesTreaties and other international acts series -- 12766
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State, Sweden.
The Physical Object
Pagination9 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14551214M

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