Luna 9 probe

luna9 model scale 1:10

Luna 9 landing model – scale 1:10

Luna 9 performed the first ever soft landing on the Moon, in 1966. The lander was carefully designed to right itself upon landing, standing upright no matter what rocky surface it landed on. Four protective ‘leaves’ then unfolded, exposing the lander’s panoramic camera and instruments.

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