On September 13, 1959, the first human made object made contact with the surface of the moon. That was the Soviet Union’s Luna 2 which crashed into the moon at high speed. In 1962 the United States reached the moon when Ranger 4 impacted the lunar surface. Of course through the years there have been many moon landings including six manned landings.
Since the first moon contact in 1959, how many man-made objects have reached the surface of the moon, either crashing into it or making soft landings?