DescriptionA high detail model of the Lunokhod 1 rover, the first remote controlled robot to land on another world.TextureColor map and alpha map is included. All wheels of the Lunokhod 1 use an alpha map.HistoryA detailed model of Lunokhod with complete texture and parented for animation purposes. Lunokhod was the first of two unmanned lunar rovers landed on the Moon by the Soviet Union as part of its Lunokhod program. The spacecraft which carried Lunokhod 1 was named Luna 17. Lunokhod was the first roving remote-controlled robot to land on another world.Luna 17 was launched on November 10, 1970 at 14:44:01 UTC. After reaching earth parking orbit, the final stage of Luna 17's launching rocket fired to place it into a trajectory towards the Moon (1970-11-10 at 14:54 UTC). After two course correction maneuvers (on November 12 and 14), it entered lunar orbit on November 15, 1970 at 22:00 UTC.
Date added: Aug 06, 2015
Last update: Oct 21, 2015
Product id: 55c3592fccff75b0688b46a6