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Ranger 4 spacecraft model display preparations, 1964. Ranger 4 was a spacecraft launched by NASA on 23 April 1962 to study the Moon. Due to an onboard computer failure, it crashed into the Moon on 26 April 1962 without returning any data. It was the first US spacecraft to reach the surface of another world. Photographed on 14 August 1964, as part of preparations at the Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, to put this satellite model on display at the Parade of Progress show (11 August to 7 September 1964) at Cleveland's public hall.
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