[FPSPACE] Soviet stamp of Luna 3 with lunar farside image

Paolo Ulivi paolo.ulivi at tiscali.it
Sat Oct 9 12:30:57 EDT 2004


Jim Oberg wrote:

> Didn't the 'Soviet Mountains' turn out to be an emulsion smear? That is,
> there ARE no 'Soviet mountains'?


Exactely. I don't know whether the Soviet Mountains were a picture stain 
or one of the bright rays of crater Giordano Bruno
one of the most interesting trivia of Luna 3 is that the film was taken 
from a US "Genetrix" spy balloon
Paolo



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