Luna-3 probe (USSR)

Luna-3 probe (USSR)

Joao Silveira
Launched on an 8K72 rocket over the North Pole, it took pictures of the far side of the Moon, until then "undiscovered".It was launched 2 years after Sputnik 1, exactly on the same day. It returned to Earth and it is believed that it burned up in 1962. #Luna_spacecraft #Moon_probe
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