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Artist's conception of the Lunokhod rover about to descend ramps from the landing module. (NASA History Office)

On November 17, 1970 the Soviet Luna 17 spacecraft landed the first roving remote-

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The next day a sample return capsule blasted off carrying 55 grams of lunar soil. The Luna 20 descent stage still sits silently on the Moon, clearly visible ...

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Luna 16 was the first robotic probe to land on the Moon and return a sample

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The blast-off marked the start of a long journey to the far side of the moon for the Chang'e-4 mission, expected to land around the New Year

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Artist's concept of a future moon landing carried out under NASA's newly-named Artemis program. The space agency is working to return men and send the first ...

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Commercial landers will carry NASA-provided science and technology payloads to the lunar surface,

The Apollo 1 mission was designed to launch a spacecraft into low-Earth orbit. But it ended in tragedy when a fire killed three astronauts in their ...

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Luna 16 was the first robotic probe to land and return from the moon with a lunar soil sample. It was the third mission overall to return samples (The first ...

The artist rendering of the E8-5M lunar sample return spacecraft on the surface of the Moon. Credit: NPO Lavochkin

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If that had worked, the sample would have been the first robotic return of lunar material, scoring a PR victory for the Soviet space program.

NASA representatives have spoken in the past about returning to the moon as a stepping stone to Mars, but it was always in the vaguest of terms.

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Luna 16 was the first robotic probe to land on the Moon and return a sample of Moon rocks to Earth. The craft landed on the surface Sep 20, ...

NASA's plans to develop a Gateway in cislunar space before landing humans on the moon was criticized by members of the National Space Council's Users' ...

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The Soviet Union 1970 CPA 3952 stamp (Luna 16 Leaving Moon (1970.09.20

A cargo-lander concept Blue Origin has been developing for years has since evolved into a crew lander the company says can be ready by 2024.

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... It was the first successful, fully automated (unmanned) sample-return mission, & it returned to Earth on 24 September with 101g of lunar soil ...

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NASA wants to get to the moon 'as fast as possible.' But countries like China and India are racing there, too.

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Artist's concept of a future moon landing carried out under NASA's newly-named Artemis program. The space agency is working to return men and send the first ...

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Robotic precursors - From top to bottom the Ranger, Surveyor and Lunar Orbiter spacecraft and