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  10. von Pirquet, G.: Various Articles, Die Rakete, vol. II, 1928.
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  22. Manning, L.: The Living Galaxy, Wonder Stories, Sept. 1934.
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  1. Noordung's concept was of a three unit space colony: the living wheel (Wohnrad), the machine station (Maschinenhaus), and the observatory (Observatorium): Ed.

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