Russia 1976

Luna 24

Russia 1976 stamp Luna 24

Luna 24 sample-return mission on the Moon, with commemorative pennant carried by the craft. It landed in Mare Crisium on 1976 August 18 and returned to Earth on August 22 with 170 g of soil. Luna 24 was Russia’s last Moon mission of the 20th century. 

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