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Apollo 11 @ 50: The long shadow of the flag

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Re: The most expensive dick swinging contest in history

It's absolutely farcical that people still believe they went.

Even if you ignore the many, many issues with footage and so forth. Think about the distances involved of placing a minute object onto another relatively tiny object, over a distance of 384,000 km. Plus all of the inherent risks. I mean, there are situations on Earth where commercial airliners can't make it from A to B or land on a runway straight over a distance of a few hundred miles, whist in our natural atmosphere.

Versus:

America couldn't bare the thought of anyone else achieving this so decided to cross it off by any means necessary.

Which of those things is more realistic? Are people really still this thick?

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