60 years of lunar exploration (Hindustan Times)


On this day in 1959, at the height of the space race between the Soviet Union and the United States, the Russian spacecraft Luna 2 crashed (intentionally) on the surface of the moon. It became the first human-made object to ever reach another celestial body, opening up that final frontier for exploration. In the 60…


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Updated: September 13, 2019 — 10:22 PM