Spacecraft on the Moon, lunar map
Spacecraft on the Moon. Map showing coloured markers for 34 spacecraft that impacted or landed on the Moon from the 1960s onwards. The spacecraft are: Ranger 7-9 (1964 to 1965, NASA, white), Luna 5, 7-9, 13, 15-18, 20-21, 23-24 (1965 to 1976, Soviet Union, red), Surveyor 1-7 (1966 to 1968, NASA, green), Lunar Orbiter 1-3 (1966 to 1967, NASA, black), Apollo 11-12, 14-17 (1969 to 1972, NASA, blue), Lunar Prospector (1999, NASA, pink) and SMART-1 (2006, ESA, white). All except the Apollo landers were unmanned probes. Luna 2 (1959) was the first man-made object to reach the surface of the Moon.
© Detlev van Ravenswaay
Huns mountains, Namibia
Huns mountains, Namibia. Aerial photograph of the Huns mountains in south Namibia. These ancient mountains were created 600 million years ago and are composed of limestone and marlstone layers. The remains of prehistoric plants and animals have colou
© Bernhard Edmaier/Science Photo Library
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View towards Meskheti Range (Lesser Caucasus) over the Mtkvari river valley, Chacharaki
View towards Meskheti Range (Lesser Caucasus) over the Mtkvari river valley, Chacharaki, Samtskhe-Javakheti region, Georgia.
© 2019 Jason Langley / AWL Images
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