Nevada Appeal at 150: Sept. 15, 1959: First man-made object touches down on moon
Sept. 15, 1959: First Man-made object touches down on moon
COMPLETING 236,160-MILE FLIGHT, Russia’s space rocket hits moon in area marked by cross. The Luna 2 is the first man-made object to crash on the moon.
This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.