Lunar Missions Timeline by Shakshi P.

By kwsmyre
  • Luna 1,Lunar flyby

    Luna 1,Lunar flyby
    Passed over the Moon at 5000-6000 kilometers on 1/4/59
  • Luna 3, Lunar flyby

    Luna 3, Lunar flyby
    Photographed the farside of the Moon on 10/7/59
  • Luna 2,Lunar Landing

    Luna 2,Lunar Landing
    Impacted Moon 9/13/59 at 22:02:04 UT
    Palus Putredinis, 29.10°N lat., 0.0° long.
  • Luna 9, Lunar landing

    Luna 9, Lunar landing
    Oceanus Procellarum, 7.08°N lat., 295.63°E long.
  • Luna 10, Lunar orbiter

    Luna 10, Lunar orbiter
    Entered lunar orbit on 4/3/66
  • Luna 12, Lunar oribiter

    Luna 12, Lunar oribiter
    Entered lunar orbit on 10/25/66 and returned images
  • Luna 11, Lunar orbiter

    Luna 11, Lunar orbiter
    Entered lunar orbit on 8/28/66
  • Luna 13, Lunar landing

    Luna 13, Lunar landing
    Landed on Moon 12/24/66 at 18:01:00 UT
  • Luna 14, Lunar oribiter

    Luna 14, Lunar oribiter
    Entered lunar orbit on 4/10/68
  • Luna 15, Lunar lander

    Crashed on Moon 7/21/69 at 15:51 UT
    Mare Crisium,17°N lat., 60°W long.
    Believed to have been an attempted sample-
    return mission, similar to Luna 16, 20, and 24
  • Luna 16, Lunar sample return

    Luna 16, Lunar sample return
    Landed on Moon 9/20/70 at 05:18:00 UT
    Mare Fecunditatis, 0.68°S lat., 56.30°E long.
  • Luna 17, Lunar lander

    Luna 17, Lunar lander
    Landed on Moon 11/17/70 at 03:47:00 UT
    Mare Imbrium, 38.28°N lat., 325.00°E long.
    Lunar Rover - Lunokhod 1
  • Luna 19, Lunar orbiter

    Luna 19, Lunar orbiter
    Entered lunar orbit on 10/3/71 and returned images
  • Luna 20, Lunar landing

    Luna 20, Lunar landing
    Landed on Moon 2/21/72 at 19:19:00 UT
    Mare Fecunditatis, 3.57°N lat., 56.50°E long.
    Lunar sample return to Earth 2/25/72
  • Luna 21, Lunar landind

    Luna 21, Lunar landind
    Landed on Moon 1/15/73 at 23:35:00 UT
    Mare Serenitatis, 25.51°N lat., 30.38°E long.
    Lunar Rover - Lunokhod 2
  • Luna 22, Lunar orbiter

    Luna 22, Lunar orbiter
    Entered lunar orbit around 6/3/74 and returned images