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Classic Essays

In Stahl gehüllt
vom Strahl umwittert
die Schar, die Reich um Reich zerbrach
sie treten auf,
die Erde schüttert
sie schreiten fort, es donnert nach! (Goethe, Faust) IN JULY 1969, the US landed two men on the Moon — perhaps the supreme achievement of human history. Yet its actual significance has…
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Commentary

IN THIS VIDEO, writer and director S.G. Collins of Postwar Media examines the theory that the Apollo Moon landings could have been faked in a studio — either by Stanley Kubrick or by anyone else. Collins looks at the theory from a different, seldom-discussed perspective: Being an expert in video…
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News

A GERMAN Lunar X-Prize team has announced its intentions to send two mobile probes to the Moon to inspect the lunar rover left behind by the Apollo 17 mission. … The group, known as PT Scientists, is one of 16 teams currently vying for the $30 million Google Lunar X-Prize, a competition requiring…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

by Revilo P. Oliver AN ADVERTISEMENT sent through the mails by Edgar D. Mitchell begins: “Eighteen years ago I had an extraordinary experience — one that shaped my life. After exploring the dry, airless surface of the moon as an Apollo astronaut, I was returning home to Earth. When I saw…
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