USA exploration history

• Ranger 7, 8, & 9 Nine Rangers were launched; the last three were able to send back pictures of the lunar surface as the probe crashed into the surface

• Surveyors All successfully landed on the lunar surface and made measurements

• Apollo 11, 12, 14, Human landings on lunar surface, local exploration and 15, 16, 17 mineral (ilmenite) sample collection

• Apollo-Soyuz First rendezvous and link-up between USA and Russian spacecraft

• Clementine Lunar mapping and resource survey. First to find evidence of water in southern hemisphere craters

• Lunar Prospector Lunar mapping and resource survey

• SMART-1 First ESA lunar probe sent from LEO to LLO with an ion electric thruster

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