A Method of evaluating efficiency during space-suited work in a neutral buoyancy environment

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StatementMichael C. Greenisen ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA technical paper -- 3153.
ContributionsGreenisen, Michael C., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Program.
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Pagination1 v.
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