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Russian N-1 Rocket Launch Attempt

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During the years of the "space race," America and the Soviet Union competed to be the first to reach the Moon.  The USSR was able to send an unmanned vehicle to the Moon, but the US was the first to reach the destination with a manned mission.

This image depicts a photograph of a Soviet N-1 moon-rocket launch in February, 1969. 


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Image online, courtesy the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution website.

 

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