Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

Luna 17, Lunokhod 1 Landing Site


An amazing spacecraft (Luna 17) gently settled to the lunar surface on 17 November 1970. It carried the first successful robotic lunar rover -- Lunokhod 1. For the next ten months the rover was driven by operators in the Soviet Union, with the total distance traveled exceeding 10 km.

View the Luna 17 flip book

Lat: 38.2376°
Long: 324.998°
Camera: NAC
Image Width: 0.15 km
Location in exhibit: Lunar Exploration Sites
Image ID: M114185541R

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