Luna-1

Luna-series satellite
(and Lunokhod rover)
reference images

Lunokhod-2
Luna-1Lunokhod-2

This page contains reference images for the Russian Luna-series satellites. If readers know of additional information or images, please contact the authors using the e-mail addresses at the bottom of this page.

Luna was occasionally called Lunik or Lunnik by western media.

Lunokhod-1 and 2 lunar rovers were carried by Luna-17 and 21, respectively.

Launch information
(found elsewhere)
Reference images
(immediately below)
Launch covers
(including anniversary-of-launch covers, and launch-related event covers)
(found elsewhere)
Other postal items
(stamps, souvenir sheets, aerogrammes, postal cards, etc.)
(found elsewhere)
Luna
(Russia/USSR)
Luna
(Russia/USSR)
Luna
(Russia/USSR)
Luna
(Russia/USSR)


Satellite(s) (Spacecraft Bus*)Launch Date(s)Reference Image(s)*
Luna (Russia/USSR)
Luna-(1a) (Ye-1 #1) [failed]
Luna-(1b) (Ye-1 #2) [failed]
Luna-(1c) (Ye-1 #3) [failed]
Luna-1 (Ye-1 #4) / Mechta
1958-09-23
1958-10-11
1958-12-04
1959-01-02
Luna-1
Luna-1
Luna-(2a) (Ye-1A #1) [failed]
Luna-2 (Ye-1A #2)
1959-06-18
1959-09-12
Luna-2
Luna-3 (Ye-2A #1)
Luna-(4a) (Ye-3 #1) [failed]
Luna-(4b) (Ye-3 #2) [failed]
1959-10-04
1960-04-15
1960-04-16
Luna-3
Luna-3
Luna-(4c) (Ye-6 #1) / Sputnik-25 [failed]
Luna-(4d) (Ye-6 #2) [failed]
Luna-4 (Ye-6 #3)
Luna-(5a) (Ye-6 #4) [failed]
Luna-(5b) (Ye-6 #5) [failed]
Luna-(5c) (Ye-6 #6) / Kosmos-60 [failed]
Luna-(5d) (Ye-6 #7) [failed]
Luna-5 (Ye-6 #8)
Luna-6 (Ye-6 #9)
Luna-7 (Ye-6 #10)
Luna-8 (Ye-6 #11)
Luna-9 (Ye-6 #12)
1963-01-04
1963-02-03
1963-04-02
1964-03-21
1964-04-20
1965-03-12
1965-04-10
1965-05-09
1965-06-08
1965-10-04
1965-12-03
1966-01-31
Kosmos-60 / Luna-(5c) (cruise configuration)
Kosmos-60 / Luna-(5c) (surface)
Luna-(10a) (Ye-6S #1) / Kosmos-111 [failed]
Luna-10 (Ye-6S #2)
1966-03-01
1966-03-31
Luna-10 (cruise configuration)
Luna-10 (orbit)
Luna-11 (Ye-6LF #1)
Luna-12 (Ye-6LF #2)
1966-08-24
1966-10-22
Luna-12
Luna-13 (Ye-6M #1)1966-12-21Luna-13 (cruise configuration)
Luna-13 (surface)
Luna? / Kosmos-159 (E-6LS #1)
Luna-(14) (Ye-6LS #2) [failed]
Luna-14 (Ye-6LS #3)
1967-05-17
1968-02-07
1968-04-07
No image available
Luna-(15b) (Ye-8-5 No.402) [failed]
Luna-15 (Ye-8-5 No.401)
Luna-(16a) (Ye-8-5 No.403) / Kosmos-300 [failed]
Luna-(16b) (Ye-8-5 No.404) / Kosmos-305 [failed]
Luna-(16c) (Ye-8-5 No.405) [failed]
Luna-16 (Ye-8-5 No.406)
Luna-18 (Ye-8-5 No.407)
Luna-20 (Ye-8-5 No.408)
1969-04-14
1969-07-13
1969-09-23
1969-10-22
1970-02-06
1970-09-12
1971-09-02
1972-02-14
Luna-16
Luna-(17) / Lunokhod-(1) (Ye-8 No.201) [failed]
Luna-17 / Lunokhod-1 (Ye-8 No.203)
Luna-21 / Lunokhod-2 (Ye-8 No.204)
1969-02-19
1970-11-10
1973-01-08
Luna-17
Lunokhod-2
Luna-19 (Ye-8LS No.202)
Luna-22 (Ye-8LS No.206)
1971-09-28
1974-05-29
No image available
Luna-23 (Ye-8-5M No.410)
Luna-(24a) (Ye-8-5M No.412) [failed]
Luna-24 (Ye-8-5M No.413)
1974-10-28
1975-10-16
1976-08-09
No image available
Luna-25 / Luna-Glob2019-?Luna-Glob

*Spacecraft bus designations and reference images were obtained from Gunter's Space Page.


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