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Class: Manned. Type: Mars Expedition. Nation: USA.
Project Deimos was a Mars expedition proposed by Philip Bono in the late 1960's. It would use the huge Rombus single-stage-to-orbit booster, refuelled in earth orbit, as the propulsion system to Mars and back. Separate Mars landers would bring crews to explore the Martian surface.
- 36 - Gatland, Kenneth and Bono, Philip, Frontiers of Space, Macmillan, New York, 1969.
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