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Originally posted by Ufokrazy
We the humans are creating our own end..........especially the western who do crap like they are doing right now.
Originally posted by acmpnsfal
reply to post by ukmadmax
Well we rediscover Earth almost everyday dont we? A new kind of plant, a new cave, new ancient site, etc etc. We dont even know everything about the place we live on so how could we know everything about the moon. If we did in fact go there in person it probably has changed a lot since then. But you are right this whole mission stinks of deceit. But dont forget, what you do you the dark will be revealed in the light of day. So we will know one day.
Originally posted by Phage
reply to post by Malcram
There is a lot more data than just a few pixels. There is spectrographic data provided by both LCROSS and the LRO (possibly from Keck and other Earth based telescopes). There is the photometer data from LCROSS. There is the thermal data from both LCROSS and the LRO. There is the LAMP data from the LRO.
The visual data is only one small part of all the data gathered. It takes time to analyze all that data. It will be weeks before the first information becomes available and in the following months there will be more. There are scientists all over the world who will be carefully examining the data. If there is anything "fishy" about the data it will be instantly discovered.
Remember the Deep Impact mission? It took more than 6 months to confirm that water ice was ejected from Tempel 1 during the impact. If you want instant gratification you're not going to find it. Science doesn't often work that way.
[edit on 10/10/2009 by Phage]
Originally posted by pterra
reply to post by Phage
The pipeline for data transmission from LCROSS was 1megabit/sec
You are saying that LCROSS bandwidth were 54 times less than my cheap wireless router?