The Earth Of The Moon Essay

1024 Words Dec 1st, 2014 5 Pages
“This is one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” ("Armstrong”) On July 20th, 1969, millions of people witnessed the first man on the moon. Many viewers were intrigued at the astronauts up in space. The spacemen recorded their trek with video and photography so they can share it with the United Stares. What the U.S didn’t know was that all of it was faked. Many Americans can debate for or against the first moon landing being a hoax. “Bill Kaysing has claimed that the chance of a successful landing on the moon was calculated to be 0.0017% (1 in 60,000).” (Braeunig) Bill Kaysing is a writer who wrote about all the Apollo landings being hoaxes and basically started the whole theory. From the facts that are out there, the shuttle that “landed” on the moon in the summer of ’69 was all Hollywood’s own, movie magic. Many of the facts that are convincing are: the waving flag, multiple light sources and no evidence of any stars. On the moon there is no atmosphere thus air would be non-existent. If air was not to be found on the moon, why does our American flag wave? “Conspiracy theorists have pointed out that when the first moon landing was shown on live television, viewers could see clearly the American flag waving and fluttering as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted it.” (Fox) The televised broadcast showed the world that there would be wind on the moon, which is impossible. In order to debunk such a mistake, NASA has claimed the wave formed because “The flag is…

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