60 Years Ago the First Spacecraft Landed on the Moon

Before Neil Armstrong ever stepped on the moon, the Soviet Union's Luna 2 spacecraft made giant leaps for humankind, in spectacular fashion. There was no technology for soft landings yet, so it deliberately crashed into the surface.
Published: 2:43 AM PDT September 13, 2019
Updated: 3:26 PM PDT September 12, 2019