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Class: Planetary. Type: Lunar. Nation: USA.
The Recoverable Interplanetary Space Probe was a 1957 proposal of the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory.
01 June 1959
Recoverable Interplanetary Space Probe study Program: Apollo.
A report entitled "Recoverable Interplanetary Space Probe" was issued at the direction of C. Stark Draper, Director of the Instrumentation Laboratory, MIT. Several organizations had participated in this study, which began in 1957.
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