Luna 2

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Luna 2 (Rus. Moon 2/Луна 2)
Luna 2 Soviet moon probe.jpg
Luna 2
Mission type Lunar impactor
Harvard designation 1959 Xi 1
SATCAT № 114
Spacecraft properties
Manufacturer OKB-1
Launch mass 390.2 kilograms (860 lb) (860.2 lb)
Start o mission
Launch date September 12, 1959, 06:39:42 (1959-09-12UTC06:39:42Z) UTC
Rocket Luna 8K72
Launch steid Baikonur 1/5
Lunar impactor
Impact date September 14, 1959, 21:02:24 (1959-09-14UTC21:02:25) UTC
Impact steid 29°06′N 0°00′E / 29.1°N -0°E / 29.1; -0[[Category:Template:Lunar quadrangle quadrangle]]

Luna 2 (E-1A series) wis the seicont o the Soviet Union's Luna programme spacecraft launched tae the Muin.