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Originally posted by syrinx high priest
here are the main obstacles as I see them, please feel free to add to it
build a rocket that can overcome earths gravity with a payload attached
navigate to a moving target
descend/land on moving target
build a craft that can survive the cold temps of space and heat of reentry
build space suits that can protect humans on the surface of the moon
provide oxygen and life support for about a week (i think)
Originally posted by CaptainBeno
If we (humans) had done it, every country with a desire to explore would have done it or would be still doing it, the moon is a awesome place to visit (i hope).
Yeah at only 330 - 410 km orbit. That is a long way from the Moon.
Originally posted by Illustronic
reply to post by UB2120
The internet has spread more of what people with little education in matters the very thing their beliefs want to hear. It gives them references they don't analyze, or cross reference. The internet used by critical thinkers can be a useful tool, it's usually not used that way in forums. In professions it is.
There are no shadow anomalies from the lunar photos, just misunderstandings.
Things don't look the same on the moon as what you are used to seeing on earth in atmosphere. The movies even get it wrong, movies are fiction, made for entertainment impact.
Uneducated analyses of lunar photos is like me asking squirrels to paint my house.
Shadows on the Moon are complicated because there are several light sources: the Sun, the Earth, and the Moon itself, as well as the astronauts and the Lunar Module. Light from these sources is scattered by lunar dust in many different directions, including into shadows. Additionally, the Moon's surface is not flat and shadows falling into craters and hills appear longer, shorter and distorted from the simple expectations of the hoax believers. More significantly, perspective effects come into play, particularly on rough or angled ground. This leads to non-parallel shadows even on objects which are extremely close to each other, and can be observed easily on Earth wherever fences or trees are found. And finally, the camera in use was fitted with a wide angle lens, which naturally resulted in subtle versions of "fish eye" distortion.