The Moon shots were closely monitored by the Soviet Union which sent “fishing trawlers” to monitor the flights out of NASA’s Cape Kennedy in Florida (the area was renamed in honor of President John F. Kennedy after he was assassinated in 1963). Photo Credit: AFP
Anyone who has ever had a disagreement with anyone else can expect their ‘opponent’ to paint them as the worst person on the planet and to point out every failure, every falsehood (real or imagined) you’ve ever had or uttered. In terms of lunar conspiracy theorists this consideration, seems to have eluded them. There were people who would have loved to have proved Apollos 11-17 were faked – a whole nation’s worth.
During the Space Race of the 60s and 70s the United Soviet Socialists Republic wanted to show the world that communism was superior to the capitalistic philosophy of the West by trouncing U.S. manned space exploration efforts.
The manned Apollo flights were closely monitored by the Soviet Union and other nations. Photo Credit: NASA
Joseph Gutheinz, a retired NASA Office of Inspector General Senior Special Agent, who presently runs the Gutheinz Law Firm LLP out of Friendswood, Texas has extensive experience when it ...