July 20, 2009

Scarred for life

I was 4 years old when Apollo 11 landed on the moon. All I remember is my parents boasting to all their friends that I could say the names of the three astronauts. (Ahem, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins.) This 'torture' happened over and over again every time we had guests at home. Yes, Apollo 11 has scarred me for life. Gimme a f***ing therapist now!

The restored video of the first lunar landing/moonwalk:

(More video footage from NASA here and moon photos via CNET.)

And why many conspiracy theorists think it's a hoax:

Now, about that mission to Mars, guys...in this economy? You gotta be kidding.

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