Accession Number : AD0714428

Title :   Luna-16. An Outstanding New Achievement of Soviet Space Science.

Corporate Author : FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Report Date : 13 OCT 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A popularized account is given of the flight of the Luna-16 automatic space station. Topics include: Execution of the flight program; Operation on the lunar surface; Return to earth; Handling and study of the lunar core samples on earth.

Descriptors :   (*LUNAR PROBES, MISSION PROFILES), LUNAR TRAJECTORIES, LUNAR ENVIRONMENT, SPACE NAVIGATION, SPACECRAFT COMPONENTS, ROCK, SAMPLING, COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, USSR

Subject Categories : Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE