Calling for ‘international investigations’ into the ‘murky’ details surrounding the Apollo Moon missions is normally the preserve of 4chan and tinfoil hat-wearers. But now, you can add Russian Investigative Commission spokesperson Vladimir Markin to that illustrious list.
Humans have landed on the moon six times, but conspiracy theorists still insist the actual number is zero. They cite bad science, misunderstandings of physics, and outright lies to try to convince you that American astronauts never set foot on our moon. Here's one more way to prove those wackos wrong.
I thought some "readers" were joking when they claimed they believed the Onion's story on a conspiracy theorist finally convincing Neil Armstrong about how the Moon landings were faked. They weren't. Like these two newspapers, who reprinted it as fact.