The other day I was looking at some space proposals from the past and I stumbled upon this beautiful SSTO. I have only been able to find one source that gave some details about it and I'm very much hoping that you guys can help get more details/drawings on this proposal.
experimental military uhf communications satellite
massachusetts institute of technology
tactical satellite communications
tri-service program 591
united states of america
Thanks to Air21 over at What If Modelers:
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