Luna 22

Courtesy of NASA's National Space Science Data Center


Launch Date: 1974-05-29
Launch Site/Country: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R.
Launch Vehicle: Proton Booster Plus Upper Stage and Escape Stages
On-orbit dry mass: 4000.00 kg. (8,800 lbs.)


The main objectives of the launch were investigations of the Moon and of the circumlunar area.


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