?

Log in

Paul Drye
pauldrye
.:.. .:.:
November 2013
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

Paul Drye [userpic]
But how to pay for it?

The USSR had two manned Moon landing programs from 1965-75. Completely mental when you consider that the US had one, was straining to pay for it, and the Russian economy was considerably smaller, but there you have it.

The N1-L3 has become reasonably well-known since the fall of the Soviet Union, but they had a backup as well, the LK-700, which is still coming to light. Here's what I can dig up.

LK-700: The Soviet Union's Other Road to the Moon