The Soviet built Luna 9 lands on the moon
Location: Russia, Soviet Union / USSR
Story about the Soviet built Luna 9 becoming the first automatic space station to soft land on the moon
CU. Animated diagram showing the flight of Luna 9. GV. Exterior large observatory in Russia. VS. Man looking through giant telescope. VS. Some of the still pictures sent back from Luna 9 and artists impression of the Lunar 9 on moon.
VS. At a meeting at which the world press is present and the Luna 9 moon landing is explained to them by the President of the USSR Academy of Science, Mr. Keldysh. Other top Soviet scientists are also present.