Pioneer Lunar

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Moonlanding - Early American Unmanned Lunar Missions (1958–1965) - Pioneer Missions
... Three different designs of Pioneer lunar probes were flown on three different modified ICBMs ... only photocells which would be triggered by the light of the Moon and a lunar radiation environment experiment using a Geiger-Müller tube detector ... The final Pioneer lunar probe design consisted of four "paddlewheel" solar panels extending from a one-meter diameter spherical spin-stabilized ...
List Of Spaceflight Records - Notable Unmanned Spaceflights
... Moon Luna 2 First impact USSR 14 September 1959 Moon Luna 3 First image of lunar far-side USSR 7 October 1959 Earth Discoverer 13 First satellite recovered from orbit USA ... of 9,846 km USA 14 July 1965 Moon Luna 9 First soft landing, first pictures from lunar surface USSR 31 January 1966 Venus Venera 3 First impact USSR 1 March 1966 Moon Luna 10. 17 April 1976 Mars Viking 1 First surface-level imaging of Mars USA 20 July 1976 Saturn Pioneer 11 First flyby, dist ...

Famous quotes containing the words lunar and/or pioneer:

    A bird half wakened in the lunar noon
    Sang halfway through its little inborn tune.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    I am not belittling the brave pioneer men but the sunbonnet as well as the sombrero has helped to settle this glorious land of ours.
    Edna Ferber (1887–1968)