Moon Flyby

Some articles on moon, moon flyby:

Soyuz 7K-L1
... Zond" spacecraft was designed to launch men from the Earth to circle the Moon without going into lunar orbit in the context of the Soviet manned moon-flyby program ... After the successful US Apollo 8 manned flight around Moon, the Soviet manned moon-flyby missions lost political motivation ... Test flights conducted around the Moon showed problems using their star sensors for navigation ...
N1 (rocket) - Launch History
... of Soyuz 7K-L1 "Zond" spacecraft) for Moon flyby – Due to unexpected high-frequency oscillations in the gas generator, one of the pipes broke apart and a fire started ... July 3, 1969 – Vehicle serial number 5L – Zond L1S-2 for Moon flyby – At liftoff a loose bolt was ingested into a fuel pump, which failed ... photographed by American satellites, disclosing that the Soviet Union was building a Moon rocket ...

Famous quotes containing the word moon:

    The quarrel of the sparrows in the eaves,
    The full round moon and the star-laden sky,
    And the loud song of the ever-singing leaves,
    Had hid away earth’s old and weary cry.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)