Aug 1, 2022

LK Lunar Lander: The Tiny Tin Can Built to Land Cosmonauts to the Moon

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It’s said that the metal that made up the outer skin of the Apollo Lunar Excursion Module was no thicker than a couple of soda cans stacked on top of each other. How it never failed even once is beyond us. But if you think the LEM looked like a screaming metal deathtrap, imagine a similar Soviet spacecraft half the size and more claustrophobic.

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