Space Rocket History #199 – The Second Test Flight of the Soviet N1 Moon Rocket

On July 3, 1969, the same month as the the Apollo 11 Moon landing, The Soviet Union made another secret attempt to fly their giant Moon rocket.

N1-5L Rollout to pad. Credit Russia Space Web

Raising N1-5L

Escape system activated for N1-5L. Credit Russian Space Web.

2 thoughts on “Space Rocket History #199 – The Second Test Flight of the Soviet N1 Moon Rocket

  1. I really fell sad for thee guys, as they really should have just should have had a least a little success with the N1 program and Buran. If their engine program had time for a large engine who knows what they may have achieved. Clustered engines are just awkward and we were damn fortunate to have got the F1 running as well as it did.

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