NASA Lewis Research Center"s Preheated Combustor and Materials Test Facility

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StatementSteve A. Nemets and Robert C. Ehlers, Edith Parrott.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 106676.
ContributionsEhlers, Robert C., Parrott, Edith., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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