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First Photographs of the Farside of the Moon as taken by Luna 3

NSSDCA ID: PSPG-00276

Availability: At NSSDC, Ready for Offline Distribution (or Staging if Digital)

Time span: 1959-10-07 to 1959-10-07

Description

This data set is a book containing a description of the Luna 3 spacecraft, flight, and photographic results of the Luna 3 mission. The text is in Russian, but an English translation is also available. Halftone prints of three of the Luna photographs are included. This data set is available for viewing at NSSDC. A microfiche copy of the English version may be obtained by special request, but the quality of the pictures will be of limited use.

Alternate Names

  • Photos of Farside of Moon

Discipline

  • Planetary Science: Geology and Geophysics

Old NSSDCA ID

  • 59-008A-01A

Additional Information

Spacecraft

Experiments

Questions and comments about this data collection can be directed to: Dr. David R. Williams

 

Personnel

NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
Mr. A. N. NesmeyanovGeneral ContactSoviet Academy of Sciences
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