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.
By using its new dynamic lighting technology, GPU manufacturer NVIDIA has graphically recreated the Apollo 11 moon landing site — and the results are crushing a number of wild claims made by conspiracy theorists.
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.
President Obama's 2011 budget cut NASA's Constellation program, his predecessor's plan to return humans to the Moon, en route to Mars. With the US government apparently out of the race to return to the Moon, who will now be next?
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.
Check out this row of experimental astronaut suits — they look like something out of Tintin. With the 40th anniversary of the Moon landing coming up, the National Air and Space Museum is displaying precious Apollo mission artifacts. Gallery below.