Home
Dave

Blog
Archives
By Subject

Recent:

Connection Machine Photo
Engraved Photos
Pad One
Whisker
Black Rice
Gabe Serbian
Inside The Machines
CDC 6600
Reading List 2021
The Cobras Were in Bloom
Baseball Card
Neo Art Deco
Model Ship
Jeanne Mammen
Reading List
Machine Vision Camera
Salome
Favorite Movies
Cactus
Tree

Luna 9

On Feb 3rd 1966, the Soviet spaceship Luna 9 made a controlled landing on the surface of the moon, making it the first probe from Earth to have a successful soft landing on another planetary body. It only functioned for a few days, but managed to send back a number of photographs and other useful data.

This is the first photo ever taken on the surface of the moon: