On November 10, 1968 from Baikonur Cosmodrome the Soviet lunar spaceship Zond 6 was launched. Start was carried out according to the program of flight of the Moon by crew from two people. Officially pilotless flight and photography of the Moon, and also return of the lander to Earth was the main purpose of that mission. Actually it was a ready ship for flight to the moon with crew. "Zond 6" successfully orbited the Moon on November 14. It carried out flight of the Moon, having passed at distance of 2 420 kilometers from its surface and took black-and-white pictures of a Moon surface.