Soviets to land man on the moon by 1970

newspaper 112 April 1969, Russians still this year or in 1970 on the moon.

BUDAPEST (AP) This year or certainly next year, the Russians will land on the moon. That was said by the Russian astronaut, Colonel Vladimir Shatalov, during a visit to Budapest. The Russians have developed a program for landings on the moon, on Mars and on Venus. Our program goes according to plan and is built on a much broader base than the program of the Americans, according to Shatalov.

Original text plus clipping in Dutch:

Russen nog dit jaar of in 1970 op de maan. BOEDAPEST (AP) Dit jaar of zeker volgend Jaar zullen de Russen op de maan landen. Dat heeft, tijdens een bezoek aan Boedapest de Russische ruimtevaarder, kolonel Vladimir Shatalov gezegd. De Russen hebben een programma uitgewerkt voor landingen op de maan, op Mars en op Venus. Ons programma verloopt naar wens en is veel bredere basis gebouwd dan het programma van de Amerikanen, aldus Shatalov.

Source: Vrije Stem, 12 April 1969.

12 04 1969 is still on the moon this year or 1970

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