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....Previous acquisitions of Soviet space probes (such as the ‘moon probe’ that was secretly ‘borrowed’ overnight from a touring exhibit in Mexico in 1959) had provided valuable information.
originally posted by: mirageman
a reply to: FredT
I posted that tale in my Secrets of the Space Race thread earlier this year.
It's not new and so I am not claiming they copied it from my thread.
But I am 99% certain it happened in Mexico because a certain ATS member gave the game away in another thread.