Moon Landing, A Hoax?

Discussion in 'Pseudoscience Archive' started by Vaiorom, Aug 30, 2008.

  1. Vaiorom

    Vaiorom New Member

    There is lots of people who think the moon landing was faked by the government. I just wanted to know what my fellow Sciforum Writers think.
     
  2. nietzschefan

    nietzschefan Thread Killer

    Nope, not a hoax. Happened.
     
  3. Oli

    Oli Heute der Enteteich...

    Numerous threads in Pseudoscience and possibly the cesspool.
    Also a Scipedia entry:[ENC]Moon landing conspiracy[/ENC]
    As per usual here you can find (with varying degrees of rationality) both sides of the argument.
     
  4. Vaiorom

    Vaiorom New Member

    I think that the moon landing was not faked by the gvernment because what would the government benifit form lieing to its "Followers".

    I also think that The U.S. had the technology to go to the moon so why fake it?
     
  5. Orleander

    Orleander OH JOY!!!!

    I figured the Russians had to have been watching closely and if it was faked they would have been all over us about it.
     
  6. nietzschefan

    nietzschefan Thread Killer

    No the people who believe it's all Hoax, think both space programs are bullshit.
     
  7. Orleander

    Orleander OH JOY!!!!

    WOW! That is one hell of a hoax. How many thousands of people would that kind of hoax involve then?
     
  8. nietzschefan

    nietzschefan Thread Killer

    Well obviously they acknowledge orbital flight. Most think the missions to the moon could not occur because of Van Allen belts. Passage through these belts, while at least as risky as say getting an x-ray done a couple times a day for 2 days(1960's xrays), does not mean for sure damage to cells. Pretty quick and dirty exposure.

    They cannot fathom people willing to subject themselves to that kind of danger for that kind of adventure.
     
  9. superstring01

    superstring01 Timelord in training.

    What about the people who still think the world is flat. Really. They exist. In numbers:

    Flat Earth Society

    Idiots.

    ~String
     
  10. Orleander

    Orleander OH JOY!!!!


    Have they never heard of unprotected sex?
     
  11. Reiku

    Reiku Banned

    It could have been faked, (yes i will get shouted at because of this), simply because the light from the sun did not corrolate to the position of the flag.

    That is all i know.
     
  12. Oli

    Oli Heute der Enteteich...

    Idiots?
    String, they can prove it!!
    *cough*
     
  13. Orleander

    Orleander OH JOY!!!!

    Yep, that may be true.
     
  14. superstring01

    superstring01 Timelord in training.

    No. That's what makes them IDIOTS! ;)

    ~String
     
  15. nietzschefan

    nietzschefan Thread Killer

    And they say the starbursts on their helmets, the lack of starlights on the moon pictures, indicate a hoax. They cannot prove what effect light reflection off the moon's surface would have on these effects.

    I'm the type that's pretty open minded to ideas that the government would fake this kind of thing. I just don't buy it. There ARE some kinda questionable pictures about Apollo 11-15, I will admit. Most are absolutely impossible to fake in 1969-70s, in my opinion.
     
  16. Yorda

    Yorda Registered Senior Member

    the day after the supposed moon landing the news in finland said that it might have been faked. the russians knew they faked it and the information got spread to finland.
     
  17. Orleander

    Orleander OH JOY!!!!

    was it the Weekly World News? I think I read that.
     
  18. 11parcal

    11parcal Saint of Cynicism

    That is the most ridiculous wikipedia article i've ever read
     
  19. Orleander

    Orleander OH JOY!!!!

    If the earth is flat like a plate, and all teh continents are on one side, what is on the other side?
     
  20. Oli

    Oli Heute der Enteteich...

    Lunch - I always knew we were missing out.
     

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