Lunar Orbiter

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Lunar Orbiters photographed the Moon to aid in selection of landing sites for Apollo manned missions.  This Lunar Orbiter, shown on display at the National Mall Building, was used for ground tests. 

Photographer:

Eric Long

ID #:

2006-19887

Source:

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

Copyright/Owner:

Smithsonian Institution

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