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Luna Moon Probes

Luna 1 Spacecraft Image 1:
Luna 1 was the first spacecraft to reach the Moon, and the first of a series of Soviet automatic interplanetary stations successfully launched in the direction of the Moon.

Image Credit: USSR
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Image from Luna 3 Image 2:
The Luna 3 spacecraft returned the first views ever of the far side of the Moon. The first image was taken at 03:30 UT on 7 October at a distance of 63,500 km after Luna 3 had passed the Moon and looked back at the sunlit far side. (1959)

Image Credit: NASA
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