Wednesday, July 22, 2009

40th Anniversary of Apollo 11!

Yesterday was the 4oth anniversary of the United States' first successful moon landing, which, of course, was "a giant leap for mankind" and a significant triumph in the Cold War, but even still there are still people who think the moon landing was faked on a Hollywood sound stage. The main argument being that the flag in the video is waving in zero gravity. If you are one of those morons, here is the link to a Bad Astronomy article that dissects everything in the video and explains, in layman's terms, why what you're seeing is real. Still convinced that it's fake, say so to Buzz Aldrin's face... and this will happen:

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