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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_landing_conspiracy_theories

Moon landing conspiracy theories claim that some or all elements of the Apollo program and .... In fact, the Soviets had been sending unmanned spacecraft to the Moon since 1959, ... This was the reason the final flights were cut, along with plans for even more ambitious .... One case is debunked in "Who Mourns For Apollo?

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Far_side_of_the_Moon

The far side of the Moon is the hemisphere of the Moon that always faces away from Earth. The far side's terrain is rugged, with a multitude of impact craters and relatively few flat lunar maria. It has one of the largest craters in the Solar System, the South Pole–Aitken ... Newer research suggests that the reason the side of the moon facing Earth ...

www.wired.com/2014/06/high-noon-on-the-moon-1991

Jun 29, 2014 ... All Apollo landings took place during lunar morning. ... when the Soviet Union's Luna III spacecraft imaged it for the first time. ... If one looks carefully, one might see that the part of the Nearside not ... For this reason, full moon is when lunar eclipses - during which the ..... SpaceX's Mars Plans Hit a Pothole.

www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/china-far-side-moon_us_569efad5e4b04c813761fa38

Jan 19, 2016 ... The reason we can't see the far side of the moon is that our satellite rotates exactly once per ... Relay Satellite will be sent to one of the five Earth-moon ' Lagrange points'. ... motions of the spacecraft, Earth and moon interact to create a stable location. ..... The first Soviet piloted docking took place in 1969.

www.messenger-education.org/teachers/Modules/Lessons/MissionDesign_G5-8_L2.pdf

exploration (e.g., Apollo missions to the Moon, bottom left.) ... The MESSENGER spacecraft is one of NASA's Discovery missions, which are ... Design usually requires taking into account not only physical and biological ... Before any travel, it is good to plan the trip carefully. ... observations to a flyby, an orbital, and a landing.

www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/issues/63aug/jastrow.htm

He urged the nation to commit itself to the goal of landing a man on the moon and ... The President's message suggested the reasons underlying this ... President Kennedy asked for a careful examination of the proposed .... The problem is a fascinating one and has been the object of much scientific effort during recent years.

www.nasa.gov/pdf/377727main_Lunar_Math.pdf

LRO Explores the Apollo-12 Landing Area. 3-5 ... The Grail and LRO Spacecraft Encounters in Lunar Orbit. 6-8 .... Space Mathematics offers math applications through one of the strongest .... armada of spacecraft that are taking a closer ..... Answer: By carefully looking at the printed image, the smallest craters are about 0.5 ...

www.newsweek.com/2014/09/26/plan-nuke-moon-and-other-cold-war-plots-revealed-secret-documents-271088.html

Sep 17, 2014 ... Wrestling with the huge steering wheel, a CIA agent carefully backed the ... A rotating moon pictured on April 3, 2014 shows the Apollo landings at "SPY: .... Theoretically, the device could even be used to take control of an orbiting object. ... One reason to set off a lunar bomb, the study says, was to trigger ...

www.space.com/7015-40-years-moon-landing-hard.html

Jul 20, 2009 ... If NASA could get to the moon in 1969 after eight years of work, why ... Jr., lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, is beside the ... Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander, took this picture with a 70mm Hasselblad lunar surface ... For one thing, the goal this time around is significantly expanded ...

time.com/4685387/spacex-elon-musk-moon

Feb 28, 2017 ... Can SpaceX really get to the moon? ... that bullseye, you don't then simply ride the reentry fire down to landing as an orbiting spacecraft does.