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On Mars: Exploration of the Red Planet. 1958-1978

Outlined at left are the major components of the proposed Atlas-Centaur two-stage launch vehicle for planetary probe missions. Below, the Centaur upper stage is nearly 10 meters tall and about 3 meters in diameter. General Dynamics/Astronautics, A Primer of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Centaur (San Diego, 1964).

Outlined at left are the major components of the proposed Atlas-Centaur two-stage launch vehicle for planetary probe missions. Below, the Centaur upper stage is nearly 10 meters tall and about 3 meters in diameter. General Dynamics/Astronautics, A Primer of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Centaur (San Diego, 1964).


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