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The final resting place of Lunokhod 2

The final resting place of Lunokhod 2

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NASA / GSFC / ASU / Sergei Gerasimenko / Sasha Basilevsky

The final resting place of Lunokhod 2
Lunokhod 2 roved 42 kilometers across the Moon over five lunar days (Earth months) in 1973. This image, taken by Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's high-resolution camera, shows the final resting place of Lunokod 2, as well as the crater that caused its death.

Original image data dated on or about October 1, 2009

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