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What was the first spacecraft made on Earth to reach the surface of the Moon?

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Question:

What was the first spacecraft made on Earth to reach the surface of the Moon?

Hints:

1. The Soviet Union performed the first hard (unpowered) Moon landing in 1959.
2. It was the aircraft the U.S. duplicated in 1962.

Options:

A. Ranger 4

B. Luna 2

C. Surveyor 4

D. Surveyor

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