The Luna 3

By ECB2000
  • The Begining

    The Luna 3 was a soviet union spacecraft. It landed on the moon and took photos. It collected information and kept it safe.
  • Period: to

    The timespan

    It took from 1959 to 1960
  • The Photos

    the first few photos were very blurry and difficult to see. They made the best of what they had. There was a totsl of 29 photos but they were transmitted very slowly.
  • Long way from home!!

    The Luna 3 was 480,000 km from Earth by the 10th of October.
  • We can see the pics!!

    Finally by Oct. 18th scientists recieved 17 out of 29 photos sent from the Luna 3. It took about 11 days to send 17 photos.
  • 1st orbit

    the luna 3 completes its first orbit around the Earth.
  • Boom!!

    The Luna 3 is falling in Earths atmosphere and is burning up. It keeps on falling and burning until it blows up.