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Russian Manned Circumlunar Flight

  • Tom Lund
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Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Abstract

The Soviet Union (Russia) conducted six different unmanned lunar exploration programs between 1958 and 1973. Each of those programs had successful missions along with several failures. Those unmanned explorations of the moon have been described in the previous two chapters of this book.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom Lund
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  1. 1.San DiegoUSA

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