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LRO Photographs Soviet Lunar Landers From the '70s 24

braindrainbahrain writes "Photographs of the Sea of Crises on the Moon taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter show the Soviet lunar landers Luna 20, Luna 23 and Luna 24, which landed on the Moon in the 1970s. In addition to the landers, it is possible to see the tracks made by the Lunokhod lunar rover! The Soviet Lunokhod lunar rover predates the first successful Mars Rover by some 30 years. (Note: Very cool old-style artists' drawings of the Soviet craft at the Wikipedia links above.)"
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LRO Photographs Soviet Lunar Landers From the '70s

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  • Re:Quasi-Dupe? (Score:3, Informative)

    by snowraver1 ( 1052510 ) on Friday March 26, 2010 @06:57PM (#31633784)
    If you actually had read the summary, you might have noticed that this is set includes a few extra landers. The other article had only the one lander (although IMO it was a better picture because you could see the tracks clearly). I wouldn't call it a dupe. Give it a few more days then we can call it a dupe.

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