How do you know the tracking stations weren't in on the hoax? You're still basing your opinions on what the mainstream media say. https://libcom.org/history/articles/cold-war-1940-1989?quicktabs_1=0 What's happening behind the scenes might be very different. https://www.spurstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144487&page=44&p=4731597&viewfull=1#post4731597 The bottom line is that the anomalies in the footage and photos prove the hoax. https://www.giraffeboards.com/showthread.php?t=31034 Nothing you've posted makes them go away. There are possible explanations that would explain all the stuff you put forward.