Premise. I love reading Quora. It’s an endless provider of professional, smart, funny and tragic insights and is a good way to keep you updated about how different people view our world. There are almost no ads, and most answer are provided by specialists in their field. This morning, as usually, while dealing with my breakfast I saw something that really caught my attention, taking into consideration that I was born in the USSR and love sci-fi…
Not in chronological order, 9 important achievements, of which 2 are space-related.
Thanks to Karthik Venkatesh for this insightful answer and let me add my 2 cents.
Plus the first hard and soft Moon landing. Luna 2 was the first human-produced artifact to reach the moon – the probe crashed near the Sea of Serenity on 14.09.1959. Later in 1966, Luna 9 did the first soft landing of a human-produced object on the moon and transmitted the first close-ups of the lunar surface.