Surveyor 3 on the surface of the Moon

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Surveyor 3, a lunar landing probe, landed on the Moon in April, 1967. Apollo 12 landed within 600 feet of the probe in November, 1969, completing a mission objective of targeting a precise landing location. The Apollo 12 lunar module can be seen in the background in this mission photograph.

Surveyor 3 on the surface of the Moon

NASA Photo ID: AS12-48-7133

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