The Ranger Lunar Photography Mission

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


The Ranger project was designed to send a spacecraft to the moon and take a series of photographs of the lunar surface as the spacecraft descended toward impact. The project was fraught with failures, but it was finally successful, and high-quality pictures were transmitted to earth.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom Lund
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  1. 1.San DiegoUSA

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