Russia’s space agency plans to send a mission to the moon to check whether the American moon landings were real.
In a video posted to Twitter on Saturday, Dmitry Rogozin, the Director General of Roscosmos, said: “We have set this objective to fly and verify whether they’ve been there or not.”
Rogozin announced the project after he was asked whether he believed NASA landed on the moon in 1969. The idea that the moon landing was faked is one of the most common conspiracy theories. For decades, conspiracists have pored over footage and photos from the historic day to find evidence it never happened at all. Some believe the whole thing was staged in a studio.
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