Space Rocket History Archive

Space Rocket History #145 – Surveyors 2 – 7 with a Little Apollo 12

September 6, 2019

The primary objectives of the Surveyor program, were to support the Apollo landings by: (1) developing and validating the technology for landing softly on the Moon; (2) providing data on the compatibility of the Apollo design with conditions encountered on the lunar surface; and (3) adding to the scientific knowledge of the Moon.