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Originally posted by dreadphil
one word springs to mind ... B O G U S. Theres no WAY a large collection of old NASA moon footage would be stored in an abandoned MCdonalds...and as for having such high res camera taking the footage it cant be seen on TV, thats a ludicrous idea. Sorry but this smacks as total flim-flamery IMHO.
First of all..why would you put such important data in an abandoned MCdonalds of all places? There are surely hundreds of other more well defended and secured locations than some old MCDonalds...and I agree with an earlier statement thatthis particular MCdonalds seems to have very modern looking equipment, I mean it looks like theres even still power to the building perhaps, while this is a wonderfull idea, the given facts of the story just dont seem to add up to a legitimate discovery.
Originally posted by Electro38
This is not a true story.
Is there a way ATS can filter out all of these baloney stories? It's getting ridiculous now.
We are all "denying ignorance", denying the fact that we are ignorant, and very gullible.
Originally posted by monkeybus
Anyone denying that this story, is pretty retarded. The High resolution photos, could be taken back then, Just look at some of the photos of nasa astronaughts, back in the early days. They look exactly like a HD Photo from today.
And they did have HD tv's back in the fifties, I think it was Japan that started it, for military communications. For some reason, it was never used in the consumer market.
Also , you cannot just fake thousands of Brand new images of the moon.
[edit on 26-9-2008 by monkeybus]
Originally posted by serpentine
-.....Film stock must be kept in the fridge. Footage as valuable as this would be stored correctly.....
While the advice of extending the shelf life of batteries through refrigeration may be a little dubious, the storage of film stock is a different story. Most film does have an expiration date stamped on the protective casing, which generally means the film manufacturer guarantees the quality of their product until that date. Expired film can still provide decent photographs for the average amateur photographer, but increased graininess does become a factor. Extending the life of most film stock through refrigeration is actually a common practice among many professional photographers and is supported by the film manufacturers' own literature.