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  Apollo Moon Photos: a Hoax?
This test simulates the shadow "anomaly" in the Apollo photo and demonstrates that ground slant -- in addition to light source and viewer position -- is an important factor in shadow direction.
Apollo critics cite other examples of shadow-direction "anomalies," all of those I've viewed are obviously a result of irregular ground slant.
The claim that these known and mapped Moon mountains that are viewed from myriad angles in Apollo photos [3] are really a fake backdrop that was accidently used in two staged studio sets on Earth is not a theory but an exercise in silliness.
www.iangoddard.net /moon01.htm   (1344 words)

  The Apollo Program
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal: An excellent site containing the transcripts of all the transmissions between Earth and the Moon while the astronauts were on the surface.
On the Moon with Apollo 16: A Guidebook to the Descartes Region: This guidebook contains many photographs and diagrams of the Descartes region and the equipment used on Apollo 16 for research and exploration and also explains the importance of scientific research in the region.
Apollo Command Module Earth Entry: Dedicated to one of the most critical phases of the Apollo landing, the Earth re-entry.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/apollo.html   (1036 words)

 Apollo 11-17 First man on the Moon - Apollo Moon Landings - QTVR photos from panoramas.dk
The Apollo Lunar Surface Journal is a record of the lunar surface operations conducted by the six pairs of astronauts who landed on the Moon from 1969 through 1972.
Landed on Moon: 19 November 1969 UT 06:54:35 (01:54:35 a.m.
Landed on Moon: 11 December 1972 UT 19:54:57 (02:54:57 p.m.
www.panoramas.dk /moon/mission-apollo.html   (940 words)

 Was The Apollo Moon Landing Fake?
The Soviets, with their own competing moon program and an intense economic and political and military rivalry with the USA, could be expected to have cried foul if the USA tried to fake a Moon landing.
Apollo 12..........Inspect LEM for damage, deploy flag, unpack and deploy radio and television equipment (spend time trying to fix faulty TV camera), establish contact with Earth, unpack and deploy numerous experiment packages, walk to various locations, inspect the unmanned Surveyor 3 which had landed on the Moon in April 1967 and retrieve Surveyor parts.
Apollo 16..........Inspect LEM for damage, deploy flag, unpack and deploy radio and television equipment and establish contact with Earth, unpack/assemble/equip and test the LRV electric-powered 4-wheel drive car and drive it 16 miles, unpack and deploy numerous experiment packages (double the scientific payload of first three missions, including new ultraviolet camera, operate the UV camera).
www.apfn.org /apfn/moon.htm   (9408 words)

 The Apollo Program
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal: An excellent site containing the transcripts of all the transmissions between Earth and the Moon while the astronauts were on the surface.
Apollo 12 Flight Journal A new companion to the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal and the already existing Apollo Flight Journals.
On the Moon with Apollo 16: A Guidebook to the Descartes Region: This guidebook contains many photographs and diagrams of the Descartes region and the equipment used on Apollo 16 for research and exploration and also explains the importance of scientific research in the region.
history.nasa.gov /apollo.html   (981 words)

 Apollo Landings on the Moon
The liftoff of the Apollo 6 on April 4, 1968, was the last unmanned test of the huge Saturn V rocket systems and the Apollo modules.
The expended Saturn IVB stage was photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers.
The round, white disc inside the open panels of the Saturn IVB is a simulated docking target similar to that used on the lunar module for docking during lunar missions.
www.kidscosmos.org /kid-stuff/moon-landing.html   (1168 words)

 Reply To the Fox Special Re Alleged Fake-Moon Landings
The Moon Hoax advocates also seem to have forgotten that they are basing most of their "analysis" on press release photos, which are invariably cleaned up before release to the press.
Moon Hoax advocates argue that this is proof of a large light source (a stage flood or a spot, again) positioned very close to the astronauts.
Below is an Apollo 17 picture (on the left) of a large boulder, with the Earth in the background, taken by an astronaut with a hand held Hassleblad 70mm camera (the same camera which took the photograph of Gene Cernan, with the flag and Earth, above).
www.geocities.com /secretfiles_99/moon.html   (5171 words)

 The Apollo Program (1963 - 1972)
Apollos 7 and 9 were Earth orbiting missions to test the Command and Lunar Modules, and did not return lunar data.
Apollo 13 did not land on the Moon due to a malfunction, but also returned photographs.
On the Moon with Apollo 16: A Guidebook to the Descartes Region
nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov /planetary/lunar/apollo.html   (500 words)

 The moon landings hoax - Did Apollo reach the moon
The Apollo 11 astronauts were not able to extend the horizontal pole fully and it left a crease in the flag.
The films were protected from the extreme temperatures of the moon in special canisters and when they arrived back on earth each of the hundreds of frames were individually developed by specialists in their own lab.
The moon landings were the culmination of a fraught space race between the Americans and the Russians.
www.astrocentral.co.uk /moonhoax.html   (1203 words)

 Moon Landing Hoax - MOONMOVIE.COM
MOONMOVIE.COM has subjected the six manned moon landings of NASA's Apollo program to critical analysis, challenging the claim that under the Nixon Administration the U.S. government landed 12 men on the moon between 1969 and 1972.
Our films challenge the citizens of the United States to hold their government accountable - to the people which it is obligated by our founding documents to serve and not to abuse.
The manned moon landing hoax serves as a reminder to all of us that our founders were correct in their assessment of human government.
www.moonmovie.com /about.html   (728 words)

 The Moon Landings Were NOT Faked
The original image (AS16-107-17446) as well as all of the color images from Apollo 16, have a purplish cast to them, indicating some problem with the entire batch of film, either in the source, the developing or in the environment they were exposed to during flight.
The lunar landings and following exploration was done when the sun was low, within a day or so of local sunrise at the landing site at the time of the landing, so that temperatures were actually quite moderate, even after a full 3 days on the lunar surface.
Apollo grew out of a cold war conflict over the minds and opinions of our technological prowess in the world and its eventual success was due to the hard work and sacrifice of literally 100's of thousands of people who built the Saturn V rocket and the Apollo spacecraft.
pirlwww.lpl.arizona.edu /~jscotti/NOT_faked   (5684 words)

 EducationGuardian.co.uk | Higher | Were the lunar landings faked?
This many-tentacled conspiracy becomes a topical issue now that alleged Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin has thumped a man who claimed that his moon landing was actually filmed in the Nevada desert.
He claims that the Apollo 11 crew put a transparency of the Earth in front of their space-capsule window and then taped the transparency as they made a "journey" to the moon.
We gave the impression that Straight Dope, an organisation with a reputation for debunking scientific fallacies, had accepted that the moon landings were a hoax.
education.guardian.co.uk /higher/sciences/story/0,12243,791446,00.html   (1041 words)

 The Apollo Hoax
However the walls of the Apollo craft and capsule were made as thin and as light as possible and as a result the craft initially could not carry enough air inside to withstand the equivalent to sea level air pressure.
On this video during the Apollo 16 Mission we are told that the film to the left was shot during the first trip by the Rover to Stone Mountain, a trip that was carried out on 21st April and at 1 km west of the landing site...
The Apollo 1 fire of January 27, 1967, killed what would have been the first crew to walk on the Moon just days after the commander, Gus Grissom, held an unapproved press conference complaining that they were at least ten years, not two, from reaching the Moon.
www.ufos-aliens.co.uk /cosmicapollo.html   (11040 words)

At the time those probes landed on the moon, nobody knew whether the moon's surface was hard enough for people to walk on.
The surveyor probes showed that it was possible to land a spacecraft on the moon because the surface was crushed rocks, not deep, soft powder.
After discovering that the moon was safe to walk on, NASA claims to have sent six teams of astronauts to the moon.
www.godlikeproductions.com /forum1/message443615/pg1   (3578 words)

 Redzero's Moonhoax - How Apollo moon landings really happened
This web site examines the theories that suggest the NASA Apollo moon landings were faked.
In order to successfully land on the moon, NASA needed to either buy in the absolute latest in technology, or develop it themselves.
So it should come as no surprise that some of the equipment used was totally unheard of in the 1960s and, because it was designed to work in an alien environment, is still a novelty 30 years later.
www.redzero.demon.co.uk /moonhoax   (340 words)

 Faked Moon Landings? - Apollo Hoax Discussion Web Site
On 19th December 1972 the return of the Astronauts of Apollo 17 after the sixth successful Moon landing marked the end of the Apollo era.
Thirty years on, many people have been persuaded that the Apollo missions never actually took place and therefore represent the largest hoax in history.
Initially I was devastated by such claims so I looked at the evidence very carefully and found that it was not what it claimed to be.
www.apollo-hoax.co.uk   (133 words)

 Apollo Moon Landings
The Google Lunar X PRIZE will be awarded to "the team that can soft land a craft on the Moon that roams for at least 500 meters and transmits a Mooncast back to Earth.
The Grand Prize is $20M until December 31, 2012; thereafter it will drop to $15M until December 31, 2014, at which point the competition will be terminated unless extended by Google and the X PRIZE Foundation.
Explore the map to view the Apollo moon landings.
keirclarke.googlepages.com /Apollo.htm   (79 words)

 Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy: Bad TV
A rocket capable of landing on the Moon should have burned out a huge crater on the surface, yet there is nothing there.
They fired the rocket hard to deorbit and slow enough to land on the Moon, but they didn't need to thrust that hard as they approached the lunar surface; they throttled down to about 3000 pounds of thrust.
So if you were to stand on the Moon and shine a flashlight at the surface, you would see a very bright spot where the light hits the ground, but, oddly, someone standing a bit to the side would hardly see it at all.
www.badastronomy.com /bad/tv/foxapollo.html   (6923 words)

 Lovaura.com Space Memorabilia - Apollo Moon Landings.
The Apollo Astronaut is a hand casted and hand painted, exquisitely recreated sculpture of an important moment in America's efforts to conquer space.
This famous image of Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin standing beside the U.S. flag on the Moon was the scene used by NASA in their Apollo 11 Manned Flight Awareness award medal given to employees who made this historic first manned Lunar landing possible.
Issued to commemorate the 25th anniversary (1994) of this historic first manned Lunar landing, this 17 leaf olive branch is the traditional symbol for a statement of peace and unity.....
www.lovaura.com /apollo.htm   (3967 words)

 Moon Landing Hoax MOONMOVIE.COM DVD Selection Bart Sibrel Aron Ranen David Percy Jim Collier Wil Tracer
9 Apollo Astronots are confronted by Bart Sibrel.
Although the film contains a misanalysis of the exact means by which Apollo 11 faked their "Earth" T.V. footage from "130,000 miles out", this does not diminish the fact that they did fake it through a slightly different method.
As you know, the movie Apollo 13, was filmed in an airplane that simulates micro-gravity, and Jim Collier [Was it Only a Paper Moon?] proved that the Apollo 13 'scare' was filmed in a simulator.
www.moonmovie.com /moonmovie   (728 words)

 Apollo Moon Landings: Real or Hoax? - Associated Content
The Apollo 11 mission was simple: Perform manned lunar landing and return mission safely.
Maybe you remember being glued to the television screen with Walter Cronkite on July 20,1969, as Apollo 11 astronaut Neil A. Armstrong became the first human to step foot on the surface of the Moon, followed by Buzz Aldrin.
As I talked about watching the July 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing on television and how frightening it must have been to land on the Moon in this "Beverly Hillbillies" lunar module, a young couple approached and asked in utter amazement, "You were alive when man walked on the Moon?"
www.associatedcontent.com /article/429968/apollo_moon_landings_real_or_hoax.html   (865 words)

DENVER, CO -- July 20, 2004 marks the 35th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Standing on the corner of 16th and Arapahoe and praising, a moon hoax believer accosted Chong, who occasionally teaches young children about the space program with special emphasis on the moon landings.
I took a cue from 74-year-old Buzz Aldrin, who socked moon hoaxer Bart Sibrel in the face 2 years ago, and I bitch slapped the fucker quicker than you can say ‘we’re go Flight!’” said Chong after being mocked by the moon hoaxer.
www.radhole.com /archives/000232.html   (294 words)

 Apollo Moon Landings-Real or staged? - Science Forums and Debate
Personally I think it is all faked, A mate of mine met someone down at the pub who knew a tabloid reporter who said he'd seen the film set that they did it on down in the old London Docklands.
the moon landing was staged obiously, but it was to insure the success of landing.
The actual landing did take place, the flag and a moon buggy are on moon right now.
www.scienceforums.net /forums/showthread.php?t=420   (625 words)

 NASA Apollo 11 30th Anniversary
He was shortly joined by “Buzz” Aldrin, and the two astronauts spent 21 hours on the lunar surface and returned 46 pounds of lunar rocks.
After their historic walks on the Moon, they successfully docked with the Command Module “Columbia,” in which Michael Collins was patiently orbiting the cold but no longer lifeless Moon.
To download the Apollo 11 30th Anniversary logo, click here.
history.nasa.gov /ap11ann/introduction.htm   (108 words)

 Apollo Moon Landings Pre-Conference Activity Worksheet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The television program points out that the shadows on the Apollo footage indicate more than one light source, which would mean that they weren't on the Moon.
People who believe that the Moon landings were a hoax often cite problems with photographic evidence.
Lunar reflectors were left behind during the Apollo missions as part of the Lunar Laser Ranging experiments.
www.lerc.nasa.gov /WWW/K-12/CoE/apollopreconfactwksht.htm   (516 words)

 Exploring the Moon:  Apollo Missions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Apollo 15 Landing - Hadley-Apennines (26°6'3"N, 03°39'10"E) July 30, 1971
Apollo 16 Landing - Descartes (8°59'29"S, 15°30'52"E) April 21, 1972
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal - Annotated voice transcripts of lunar surface activities for the Apollo missions put together by Eric Jones at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
www.lpi.usra.edu /expmoon/apollo_landings.html   (186 words)

 Articles_1   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Houston, that it was America's destiny to put a man on the moon by the
Module which carried the astronauts to the moon and back.
Apollo rocket ships entered from Cape Canaveral in Florida.
www.grade-a.com /moon/articles1.htm   (1236 words)

 Apollo Moon Landings
I am interested in the bacteria that survived on the camera during the long period it remained on the moon.
On November 20, 1969, Apollo 12 astronauts Pete Conrad and Alan L. Bean recovered the camera.
The spillage of internal contents of those that died from the extreme temperature swings provided the insulation material for those that survived.
www.askmehelpdesk.com /forum/showthread.php?t=190   (120 words)

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