Luna 2

USSR


Spacecraft n: 48

USSR spacecraft n: 10

11th to the Moon

Launch data:

Designation 00114 / 1959 Xi1 / 59009A
Launch date /time 12 Sep 1959 - 06:39:42 UT
Launch site Baikonur, LC1
Launch vehicle Vostok-L (8K72L - nI1-7b)
Satellite type: Ye-1A #2 (E-1 #6)
Mission Lunar impact
Maximum distance
from Earth 400.000 km
All-burnt velocity 11,2 km/sec
Lunar impact 13 Sep 1959 - 21:02:24 UT
14 Sept 1959 - 23:02:23 UT? (Ref 27)
Impact coordinates 29.1N 1W
Mission duration 33.5 hours

Luna 2 (Ye-1A #2)



Specifications:

Prime contractor  OKB-1
Platform  
Mass at launch 390,2 kg
Dimension 0,9 dia
Basic shape sphere

Mission details:

USSR pennants:


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