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A man called Bart Sibrel did a documentary called A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Moon. In it he showed his evidence that the Apollo 11 astronauts never actually landed on the moon.

 

His main piece of silver bullet evidence was some raw footage he acquired of the Astronauts supposedly travelling away from earth in the spacecraft. It showed the astronauts inside the craft with the window in view. They were clearly not that far from earth as the earth filed the window, but the astronauts were seen placing a piece of black card against the window with a hole cut in it to give the impression that the earth was in the distance. Over time they used different pieces of card with incrementally smaller holes to make it look as though they were travelling further and further away from earth. If they truly went to the moon why would this be necessary?

 

He confronted Buzz Aldrin with this footage and Aldrin looked stumped. He couldn't answer. He made his excuses and left.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Funny_Thing_Happened_on_the_Way_to_the_Moon

 

"Jim McDade, writing in The Birmingham News, characterized A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon as "full of falsehoods, innuendo, strident accusations, half-truths, flawed logic and premature conclusions."[3] According to McDade, the "only thing new and weird" in the film is that the claim that video views of Earth were actually filmed through a small hole to give the impression that Apollo 11 was not in low earth orbit. "Bart has misinterpreted things that are immediately obvious to anyone who has extensively read Apollo history and documentation or anyone who has ever been inside an Apollo Command Module or accurate mockup," says McDade."

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bart_Sibrel

 

"In the 2001 documentary, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Moon, Sibrel states that he believed the Moon landings were faked. The program features footage which Sibrel says was accidentally sent to him from NASA, which, according to Sibrel, was evidence that the Apollo 11 astronauts were staging shots of the Earth to make it appear that the spacecraft was en route to the Moon when Sibrel believes it was still in low Earth orbit.[8][9] The purportedly secret NASA footage Sibrel uses is actually widely available and shows the astronauts practicing for an upcoming live telecast.[10]"

 

Bart Sibrel is the guy that Aldrin punched in the face.

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The purportedly secret NASA footage Sibrel uses is actually widely available and shows the astronauts practicing for an upcoming live telecast.[10]"

 

Bart Sibrel is the guy that Aldrin punched in the face.

 

What "live telecast" would that be then?

 

That footage showed Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and that other guy, in the space craft. As I understand it its the raw unedited footage of what was broadcast at the time of them supposedly travelling to the moon.

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He confronted Buzz Aldrin with this footage and Aldrin looked stumped. He couldn't answer. He made his excuses and left.

 

I'm not sure why you think Aldrin would bother to discuss anything with a man like this who isn't going to accept anything he has to say anyway.

 

He's been harassing Aldrin for years, turning up and getting in his (and his wifes) face. I saw a video recently where Aldrin floored him.

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I'm not sure why you think Aldrin would bother to discuss anything with a man like this who isn't going to accept anything he has to say anyway.

 

He's been harassing Aldrin for years, turning up and getting in his (and his wifes) face. I saw a video recently where Aldrin floored him.

 

I don't like Bart Sibrel's approach, it is a bit unnecessary.

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His main piece of silver bullet evidence was some raw footage he acquired of the Astronauts supposedly travelling away from earth in the spacecraft. It showed the astronauts inside the craft with the window in view. They were clearly not that far from earth as the earth filed the window, but the astronauts were seen placing a piece of black card against the window with a hole cut in it to give the impression that the earth was in the distance. Over time they used different pieces of card with incrementally smaller holes to make it look as though they were travelling further and further away from earth. If they truly went to the moon why would this be necessary?

 

Eh? My front door opens to stairs. If I look through the open door I see stairs. If I look through the keyhole I still see stairs but with a more limited field. The stairs do not look further away.

 

You have either explained this very badly or you are alarmingly gullible.

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Eh? My front door opens to stairs. If I look through the open door I see stairs. If I look through the keyhole I still see stairs but with a more limited field. The stairs do not look further away.

 

You have either explained this very badly or you are alarmingly gullible.

 

I worked hard to word it so that it made sense. I'll have another go.

 

They were up in space but so close to the earth that it filled the window, from the point of view of the camera filming the window the entirety of the earth couldn't be seen through the window. The view through the window was just a wall of I suppose blue of the sea and clouds etc.

So when they held the card with the hole in it up to the window it looked like the earth at a distance just hanging there in blackness of space.

 

It sounds laughably basic but that's what they did. Footage shows it, and Aldrin had a meltdown when confronted with it.

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I worked hard to word it so that it made sense. I'll have another go.

 

They were up in space but so close to the earth that it filled the window, from the point of view of the camera filming the window the entirety of the earth couldn't be seen through the window. The view through the window was just a wall of I suppose blue of the sea and clouds etc.

So when they held the card with the hole in it up to the window it looked like the earth at a distance just hanging there in blackness of space.

 

It sounds laughably basic but that's what they did. Footage shows it, and Aldrin had a meltdown when confronted with it.

 

So, what you are saying here is that NASA is more than capable of launching a rocket into low earth orbit but then used essentially a pinhole camera to make the Earth look small just by filtering out most of it?

 

You believe this?

 

Perhaps Aldrin had a meltdown because he is fed up of morons presenting such laughably bad evidence.

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I worked hard to word it so that it made sense. I'll have another go.

 

They were up in space but so close to the earth that it filled the window, from the point of view of the camera filming the window the entirety of the earth couldn't be seen through the window. The view through the window was just a wall of I suppose blue of the sea and clouds etc.

So when they held the card with the hole in it up to the window it looked like the earth at a distance just hanging there in blackness of space.

 

It sounds laughably basic but that's what they did. Footage shows it, and Aldrin had a meltdown when confronted with it.

 

Yeah because if you had some idiot constantly calling you a liar, youd be perfectly calm about it.

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The moon landings were faked by Stanley Kubrick. He insisted on filming on location though. What a perfectionist.

 

It's rocket science, and rocket science is laughably simple. It's just not quite simple enough for simpletons to believe that the US sent astronauts to the moon in the late 60s and early 70s.

 

Which they did.

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