Lunokhod 1 on the Moon, illustration

Lunokhod 1 on the Moon, illustration

C024/7403 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 66.9MB

Downloadable file size: 4.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Lunokhod 1 on the Moon. Computer illustration of the Lunokhod 1 lunar rover on the surface of the Moon. Lunokhod 1 was the first remote-controlled vehicle to land on another solar system body. It was launched by the Soviet Union on the Luna 17 spacecraft on 10th November 1970 and reached the surface of the Moon on 17th November. It drove around the surface of the Moon in short bursts until 14th September 1971 when contact was lost. It travelled a total of more than 10km, returned more than 20,000 images and 25 soil analysis investigations.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1970, 1970s, 1971, 20th century, aeronautical, aerospace, artwork, astrogeological, astrogeology, astronautical engineering, astronomical, astronomy, astrophysical, astrophysics, device, earth, equipment, first, geological, geology, hi-tech, high-tech, historical, history, illustration, lander, lunar, lunokhod 1, machine, moon, no-one, nobody, planetary science, remote controlled, remote-controlled, research, robot, robotic, robotics, rock, rocks, rocky, rover, russian, solar system, soviet union, space exploration, surface, technological, technology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.