American Flags On Moon Baffle Conspiracy Theorists
Has man ever gone to the moon?
Ask a standard six-year-old and their answer will be as steadfast as if you had asked them if the Earth is round or if girls have cooties. But many adults, with a full understanding of history and literature, aren’t as convinced. To them, man’s many lunar landings are as imaginary as those cooties.
But a recent discovery by an Arizona State University professor might have many a conspiracy theorist wallowing in self-doubt. Mark Robinson was initially skeptical that he would find the six historic flags that were planted on the moon by Americans, but high-resolution cameras show that five of the six are still standing.
The sixth one was lost during the Apollo 11 mission. Buzz Aldrin claims to remember it blowing away from a rocket blast that skyrocketed that team of astronauts back to Earth…
The flags were all planted during the historic Apollo missions, which first saw Americans land on the moon in 1969. No other country has been able to repeat the momentous feat.
The images taken by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) satellite also reveal lunar rovers left behind on the moon’s surface, more indication that man has indeed been to the extraterrestrial surface.
But instead of admitting defeat, conspiracy theorists believe that this smoking gun is actually another smokescreen in a long line of government coverups. According to them, the images aren’t up to the standards provided by our modern technology. If Google Earth can see inside your bedroom, why can’t NASA, with its space-age technology, produce some quality shots?
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