In Feb 1966, Luna 9 made the first successful lunar landing & undertook a photographic survey of its surroundings. @jodrellbank recognised it’s signal, borrowed THIS D-700-KM picture receiver from the @Daily_Express & beat the USSR in decoding & publishing the images #Moon50 pic.twitter.com/lzvOlYU1Y1

— The Rogue Astronaut (@therogue_astro) September 23, 2019