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[i]On February 21, 1972, Luna 20 soft landed in the rugged highlands between Mare Fecunditatis and Mare Crisium. The next day a sample return capsule blasted off carrying 55 grams of lunar soil. The Luna 20 descent stage still sits silently on the Moon, clearly visible in LROC NAC image M119482862RE.[/i]
[i]Luna 20 descent stage, note the shadow of the sampling arm.[/i]
[i]Luna 24 sitting on the edge of a 60 meter diameter crater, NAC image M119449091RE.[/i]
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