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New NASA photos show Apollo leftovers on the moon

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Is this an end to the conspiracy theories?

Probably not...

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This is obviously a set-up.

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This is one conspiracy theory that is hard to beat. now how did they get this stuff to the moon?

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PhotoShop now has a NASA Plug-In?

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The mission is a first step in NASA’s effort to return humans to the moon by 2020.

Obama's gonna put an end to that, unfortunately.

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Obama's gonna put an end to that, unfortunately" He should if you think about it.

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TanakaTaro: "Is this an end to the conspiracy theories? Probably not..."

I'm not a firm believer in the conspiracies, but they are amongst the better ones, and more fun. Plus, Capricorn One was a wicked movie in its day (still is). But here's the thing... NASA 'conveniently' losing the originals and asking Hollywood for remakes would only FURTHER conspiracies, no?

"Obama's gonna put an end to that, unfortunately."

Space exploration and searching has long been an easy scapegoat for cutbacks; Obama doing any cutting would be nothing new. You just like to complain when the shoe's on the other foot.

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Nice pictures.

He should if you think about it.

Come on, the space thing is one of the only things we have going for us right now. I mean honestly we've spent billions on a stimulus bill that doesn't work, we've sent aid to other countries so their governments can misuse it, and we've spent men and money trying to destroy a terrorist group thats as elusive as a spine in the house of congress. I say that we do the one thing that all Americans enjoy, sending a few men into space riding a controlled explosion to some distant astronomical body just for the sake of doing it.

Ask a person if they want to spend money on big business or war and you'll get a thousand different responces, justifications, and condemnations. Ask a person if they want to see a rocket blast off and you'll get a thousand different variations on the word yes.

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so where are the pics???

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Pictures? Here: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LRO/main/index.html

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I just saw the pictures,it proves apollo leftover on the moon.

So now we know that NASA landing was made out to be hoax by hollywood movies like Capricorn one/many others.

We do not need to go back to moon.

We need to get a better and more dynamic new ISS to replace the old ISS. WE also need better space shuttle that is free from the tile woes and free from overheating woes on landing .

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The Americans made six manned landings on the moon between 1969 and 1972.

Question: When is any other nation going to make a manned landing on the moon?

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If I'm right Sarge, China is planning on making a trip there.

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sarge said:

Question: When is any other nation going to make a manned landing on the moon?

Typical sarge, instead of celebrating this historic moment with other human beings from nations across the earth, he must relish in the "fact" that he is better than other people from other nations. He is American. He did absolutely nothing to help the U.S. get to the moon but he is better then other citizens of the world. He must live vicariously through the U.S. government accomplishments. Why is that sarge? Many of us know why other people live vicariously through others, perhaps you have the same motivations. On the other hand I think it is wonderful that this celebration knows no borders. It shouldn't. It was a human accomplishment. I have no more right to claim it as an American than others that are not Americans unless I help get them up there or was there.

If sarge had stepped on the moon first he would have said, "That's one small step for man; one giant leap for America."

Helter_Skelter said:

Obama's gonna put an end to that, unfortunately.

Keep up the negativity. You do it so well. Well you be setting up another negativity scene this year for the holidays?

I was 10 years old soon to be 11 when I watched the lunar landing on the moon. I watched it with my family crowded around a black and white television set (my farther was frugal). I thought it was early in the morning but I can't say. We had watched so many of the Apollo rockets take off and other Apollo events as they occured; I know many were early in the morning. Then at elementary school we would all talk about it all day long asking each other if they got up to watch the launch etc. It is funny looking back at it now. All of us kids had no doubt that we were going to land on the moon; we knew the timetable of events. I bet many of our parents weren't quite as sure. It must have been hard to believe if you were born within a decade or two of the introduction of the mass production of automobiles. I remember the anticipation of each stage of the rocket.

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Apollo leftovers? That sounds like they took shots of Buzz's unfinished sandwich and some bags of Tang.

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But they are pretty cools pics, esp the Apollo 11 one - from the shadow it's obvious something man-made is sitting there. The great thing is that they are still vague enough for the conspiracy kooks to rationalize it all away.

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Look, I'm not a conspiracy theorist or anything, but with the superb photo editing abilities of software nowadays, who says they didn't photoshop it?

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goodDonkey: "Instead of celebrating this historic moment with other human beings from nations across the earth, he must relish in the "fact" that he is better than other people from other nations"

Typical goodDonkey. I have never said I am better than people from other nations. All I did was point out that our nation is the one that landed humans on the moon six times between 1969 and 1972, and asked when another nation is going to accomplish the feat. I can't help it if you have no pride in our nation's accomplishments.

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Lies lies lies, left winger lies, we never landed on the moon. This is a;; a left wing lie......LOL

Okay I was sounding like a wing nut for a moment.... But I love playing games....LOL

To all my far right wing conspiracy wing nut friends, sorry but we were there and there is no so called proof that can change that.

So enjoy the pictures while you try your new tin foil hat. Remember squeeze 1/2 a lemon and no more. If you squeeze more it will leave a very bitter taste.....Same as the last national election..LOL....

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sarge: "Typical goodDonkey."

Says our young man when he cuts and pastes someone else saying 'typical sargie'.

"I have never said I am better than people from other nations. All I did was point out that our nation is the one that landed humans on the moon six times between 1969 and 1972, and asked when another nation is going to accomplish the feat."

In other words, you never said DIRECTLY, but acted like a B-movie voice-over to say the exact thing you implied via your original comment. 'I have never said I am better... just asking when others will be as good as me'.

Quick news flash:

you never went to the moon, sarge. Hell, you are too afraid to go to the ME wars you pretend are just. Not surprised, though. Anyway, this is not a sarge accomplishment. It is not an American accomplishment. It is an accomplishment for humanity. If you want to get technical about who is to thank, I did more for the cause than you did, and your nationality doesn't automatically mean that you should be thanked any more than you should be personally blamed for terrorist attacks. In short, you did nothing. Hence, your 'I can't help it if you have no pride in our nation's accomplishments' seems pretty silly considering you sat back and did nothing but pretend other human beings cannot feel pride at what you had nothing to do with.... or did you chair help out?
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Yep. They also need to pay attention to space debris.

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smithinjapan: Obama doing any cutting would be nothing new

Bush increased NASA's budget during his eight year administration.

gooddonkey: Keep up the negativity.

So you're optimistic about Obama's commitment to space exploration during his presidency? Perhaps you could enlighten me as to why.

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Helter_Skelter said:

So you're optimistic about Obama's commitment to space exploration during his presidency? Perhaps you could enlighten me as to why.

Nah, I'll stick to the topic and enjoy a very special moment in history that I watched happen.

I also remember the astronauts bouncing as they countered the lower gravity on the moon. At the time I wished I could be doing the same with my friends.

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gooddonkey: Nah, I'll stick to the topic and enjoy a very special moment in history that I watched happen.

Nice dodge. :-D

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Kind of funny the folks who really believe we were never there. Thoser types live in a very special world of their own.

Helter_Skelter at 10:49 AM JST - 19th July gooddonkey: Nah, I'll stick to the topic and enjoy a very special moment in history that I watched happen. Nice dodge. :-D

I think he did an outstanding job keeping this on topic.

BTW the 2010 proposed budget raises NASA's budget by 1.5 Billion. From 17.2 billion to 18.7 billion. So

I believe you can put your fears where they belong when it concerns our President's commitment to space exploration....

I was referring to your post;

So you're optimistic about Obama's commitment to space exploration during his presidency? Perhaps you could enlighten me as to why.

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So you're optimistic about Obama's commitment to space exploration during his presidency? Perhaps you could enlighten me as to why.

IF we went to the moon, then why can't we just re-use or copy the 1960's equipments. It'll cost alot less. weird that we can't go back to the moon with the current state of technology.

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Oh maglev you silly person you.. I'm going to take a fairly educated guess and say that you've never taken a college level economics course.. Society has no utility for another lunar landing at this time. Things were very different in the 60's during the cold war era which I doubt you were old enough to remember. The only way space equipment would be cheaper now than it was then is if it was mass produced, the only way anything gets cheaper. Lunar landers and their unique equipment are not things that are mass produced. Rather due to inflation it would be more expensive, even if we were to build exact replicates. A house in the 60's here cost around $20,000 to build, and for comparison a similar house today COSTS around $400,000 to build. The same is true with shuttle launches, not to mention the increase in labour costs. The only purpose of a another lunar landing would be to confirm previous six landings, even then i'd assume you'd want even another landing to confirm the seventh new landing, and on and on... Meanwhile there are much less expensive means of proof, which i'll add have already been utilized. The european space agency, indian space program, Japanese program, and even google, have confirmed the landings each with independent methods. Next time you finish watching an outdated conspiracy documentary, take a moment to apply the scientific method and review the latest data.

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