Skip to comments.Apollo 11 Astronauts Walked on the Moon 45 years ago Today! (Or Did They?)
Posted on 07/20/2014 3:40:37 PM PDT by lee martell
I vividly recall being in the living room with my family watching tv in 1969 as the American Astronauts walked on the moon. The pictures were fuzzy, black and white, somewhat indistinct. It almost resembled an Ultrasound image an expectant mother would see. We were thrilled to be part of a country, a culture so advanced as to put men on the moon and later, to bring them back safely to earth. We had completely one-upped communist Russia! Sputnik was a very important step in space exploration. Quite significant back in 1957, but that was a long time ago, back when the United States only had 48 states. As America was bustin it's collective buttons with prideful , joyful celebration, Leonid Brezhnev most likely uncorked and emptied multiple bottles of Vodka on that day, attempting to drown his frustration. I think it was on a Saturday, but I'm not sure.
About 10 years after that, some people began asking questions, filing Freedom Of Information requests, wanting to verify the authenticity of reports that , yes, indeed, the United States really had done what was reported in Life Magazine, in Look, in Time, in Scientific American, Engineering Today, and so on. Yes, of course we put a man on the moon, didn't you hear the reports? You gotta be crazy or some kind of communist to question whether we did it. What do you mean, did we actually go there? Still, to this day, many people question exactly what did happen and where, and to whom did it happen? Does Russia know what really happened, and have they decided also to stay quiet? Was Hollywood stage setting involved to offer a 'simulation' for the public? Why did we never return there, when we have billions for wars and redundant infrastructure to please Labor Unions. Some scientists have said, the human body could never survive the extreme atmospheric pressures and temperature changes that await beyond the stratosphere. This question, like the question of who killed John Kennedy will never be answered to everyone's satisfaction. I still think we should explore attempts to mine minerals such as Helium from beneath the moon's crusty outer surface. We would benefit by learning how to set up enclosed colonies on the moon as well. I am not very certain what the benefits would be of Mars exploration, other than an Engineer's individual triumph.
Just what is the point of this self indulgent vanity?
I was wondering what was holding the moon up. It's filled with helium? If you punch a hole in it to get to the helium, won't it deflate and zip all over space before falling back to earth?
Thanks for the chuckle at your vivid imagery, lol.
It is the same point behind why we who are in the know so passionately hunt bigfoots and chupacraba.
The world needs to know the TRUTH.
By the way, are you an alien trying to stir up trouble on a HUMAN website?
The only reply necessary:
Basing stations to get to the next whatever...
“To explore strange new worlds...”
Actually, not only was the moon landing a fake, but the Earth is indeed flat and the moon is just a painting up on a ceiling. If you had enough helium in your balloon (the kind you hold on a string), you could actually float up and see for yourself (I do it all the time).
Well, 22000 tons of hardware went somewhere.
The moon is as good a place as any. :)
I ate a chunk of it last week.
Tasted like sweet mozzarella. ...
Gooey and sohhh good!
There is not one single piece of credible evidence that the moon landings were faked. Everything the conspiracy theorists point to as “evidence” are easily explained by someone who is not scientifically illiterate.
If you watch film of Neil Armstrong setting his canteen down, you can see Tang dribbling from the loose cap that he forgot to tighten down, yet if they were actually on the Moon, there is no gravity to make it dribble.
“I don’t believe in the moon. I think it’s just the back of the sun.” - the janitor
Listened to the broadcast from the Moon while standing radio watch in the command bunker of a Marine infantry company guarding the Nam-O bridge on Highway 1 (just north of DaNang).
If there is no gravity on the moon then how does moon dust stay on the surface of the moon?