Luna 2/E-1A.
Category. Statistic.
Launch vehicle. Luna 8K72 rocket.
Launch date. September 12, 1959, 06:39:42 UTC.
Launch site. Baikonur 1/5, Kazakh SSR in the USSR.
Ceased operations. The Luna impact date was on September 1th, 1959, 21:02:24 UTC.
Owner(s). A unspecified Soviet goverment department.
Major contractor(s)  OKB-1.
Is it still in orbit. No, it impacted in to the moon as planned.
Launch mass 390.2 kilograms (860.2 lb).
Nationality(s). Soviet.
Satellite type. Lunar impactor.
Luna 2 Soviet moon probe

The Luna 2 Soviet moon probe.

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