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Mars probe
Mars probe - Mars probe configuration with double reentry vehicles believed planned for the cancelled 1969 or 1975 launch series.

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Program: Mars. Objective: Planetary. Type: Mars. Overview: Soviet Mars probes were intended to photograph Mars on flyby trajectories, followed by Mars orbit, landing, and Phobos reconnaisance missions. Essentially all of the series failed. Major Events: .
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