Times Past: September 15, 1959

Jasper Lindell
September 15 2019 - 12:00am

It's the other moon landing that we do not remember, the time the first man-made object made contact with another celestial body. British and American scientists could only pay generous tribute to what was a Russian achievement.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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