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Response to MosheFeingold (Reply #1)

Tue May 31, 2016, 12:34 PM

7. That's the one I've heard.

That we had to "save face" from being embarrassed by the Soviets getting there first, and faking it was much easier. Yeah right.

Since when has this country given a damn how the rest of the world thinks about its actions?

Now what I do find mindblowing, is the one friend I have locally that believes in the hoax, is also another fellow Houstonian. Now granted, he didn't have the unmitigated luck my family did of living in the neighborhood that's situated literally across the road from NASA-JSC, and he didn't go to grade-school with the engineers' and astronauts' children of the Apollo program, so I can cut him some slack there.

However, he also doesn't seem to think about how difficult it would have been to get those same kids and families to keep such a massive hoax a secret. I seem to recall the numbers of 14,000 people working just at JSC during that program, 4,000 directly for NASA, and 10,000 for the contractors. How do you keep that many people quiet?

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