A secret US spacecraft crashes on the surface of an alien world,
then a dangerous and heroic manned mission is sent to recover it.
Here’s a real-life techno-thriller adventure story with declassified pics for you national-security voyeurs out there.
Note: It was launched on a Titan-IIID, not a Titan-II as the article states. Yeah, there’s a big difference.
Cultural ref: official program-overview vid