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Luna 16 spacecraft model. This is a full-scale model of the first unmanned spacecraft to land on the Moon and return a lunar soil sample to Earth. It was launched on 12 September 1970 and the mission lasted 12 days. Photographed at the Tsiolkovsky State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics in Kaluga, Russia.
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