Geek Fact for August 10th


In 1966
, NASA’s first lunar orbiter, Lunar Orbiter I, was launched.

Its mission was to photograph smooth areas of the lunar surface for selection and verification of safe landing sites for the Apollo and Surveyor missions.

Learn more at http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do?id=1966-073A.

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