Second image of the Moon taken by the Ranger 7 spacecraft on 31 July 1964. Ranger 7 was the first U.S. spacecraft to successfully transmit images of the lunar surface back to Earth. This image was taken 17.2 minutes before impact from a distance of 2158 km. North is at 12:30. Mare Nubium is at lower right and Mare Humorum at lower left. The image is centered at 13 S, 330 E and is about 950 km across. The Ranger 7 impact site, at 10.7 S, 339.3 E, is at the center of the upper right quadrant, in Mare Cognitum. Landsberg crater is against the top of the frame at center, and the 60 km diameter Bullialdus crater is just below and right of center, partly obscured by a hash mark.
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