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Were the moon landings faked? Show more Show less

NASA successfully sent six Apollo missions to the Moon . Twelve astronauts in total landed on the Moon's surface. Critics imply that all missions were faked and no men have landed on the Moon. They say that related photos and videos were actually taken in a studio.

Apollo expeditions were a fake Show more Show less

The Apollo programs were a carefully orchestrated plot.
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Astronauts could not survive the trip

It is not possible that astronauts could have survived the trip
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There is evidence that outer space radiation would have severely affected the astronauts

The Argument

Apollo missions so far have been the only manned mission beyond Earth low orbit. In order to reach Moon space-ships had to cross Van Allen belts. The crossing could have been lethal, or at least would have permanently damaged the astronauts. Most astronauts did not develop health problems later on that could be related to that.

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The level of radiation of the Van Allen belts is not so high that cannot be crossed without proper shielding. Most probes and satellites do this on a regular basis.

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