A whine series of automatic stations has lately "dashed" to the Moon, evoking admiration of humanity by the novelty.
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Background: A whine series of automatic stations has lately "dashed" to the Moon, evoking admiration of humanity by the novelty.
and tremendous problems it solved.
"Luna-1", "Luna-2", "Luna-3"..."Luna-10"...
Second cosmic velocity gained for the first time...
The first flight onto another cosmic body...
First photos of the far side of the Moon...
The first soft landing on the surface of the Moon...
Everything for the first time!
As well as Academician Korolev's satellite, Yuri Gagarin's flight, Alexei Leonov's passage through space, the flight of the automatic station "Luna-162 will always be remembered as a major point in the way of conquering the "Earth-Moon-Earth" route.
Today every visitor to the Exhibition of Economic Achievements in Moscow can get acquainted with a "bit" of the Moon delivered to the earth by the automatic apparatus.
The model of the "Luna-16" station, its recoverable. apparatus, models of the pennants left for ever in the Sea of Fertility and of those brought back to the earth are given an honourable place in the new display among predecessors of the "Luna-16" and powerful spaceships.
Muscovites and guests to the capital can see the stands with precious materials connected with the "Luna-16" flight. Meanwhile exploration of the universe is going on. For the first time in the history of cosmonautics automatic mobile apparatus "Lunakhod-1" remote-controlled from the earth was delivered to the Moon and performed scientific research there.