Photos of each of the six Apollo landing sites photographed from low orbit by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. ALSEP stands for Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package. The astronauts' tracks as well as the rover and other items are plainly visible.

Photos of each of the six Apollo landing sites photographed from low orbit by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. ALSEP stands for Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package. The astronauts' tracks as well as the rover and other items are plainly visible.

"Apollo was a major software project. Astronauts used the Apollo Guidance Computer, placed in both the command module & the lunar module, for navigation assistance & to control the spacecraft, & someone needed to program it. The software for the guidance computer was written by a team at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, headed up by Margaret Hamilton. Here's a picture of her next to the code she and her colleagues wrote for the Apollo 11 guidance computer that made the moon landing…

"Apollo was a major software project. Astronauts used the Apollo Guidance Computer, placed in both the command module & the lunar module, for navigation assistance & to control the spacecraft, & someone needed to program it. The software for the guidance computer was written by a team at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, headed up by Margaret Hamilton. Here's a picture of her next to the code she and her colleagues wrote for the Apollo 11 guidance computer that made the moon landing…

Apollo 11 lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin stands on the moon near the American flag during NASA's historic first manned moon landing on July 20, 1969. Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong took the photo.

Apollo 11 lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin stands on the moon near the American flag during NASA's historic first manned moon landing on July 20, 1969. Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong took the photo.

A set of pictures from US space programme, including the first moon landing images, could fetch up to £20,000 at a New York auction next month

A set of pictures from US space programme, including the first moon landing images, could fetch up to £20,000 at a New York auction next month

The Apollo Command/Service Module 'Columbia', viewed from 'Eagle', stationed over the moon’s surface during the Apollo 11 mission, 20th July 1969. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Apollo Command/Service Module 'Columbia', viewed from 'Eagle', stationed over the moon’s surface during the Apollo 11 mission, 20th July 1969. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Top 10 Hollywood Conspiracies - One of the most fascinating conspiracy theories out of Hollywood is that famed filmmaker Stanley Kubrick shot the footage of the moon landing. Theorists point to a few interesting clues to prove it. The basic logic behind the theory is that since the Americans were in a race with Russia to the moon and they had the ability to fake a moon landing, why wouldn’t they?

Top 10 Hollywood Conspiracies - One of the most fascinating conspiracy theories out of Hollywood is that famed filmmaker Stanley Kubrick shot the footage of the moon landing. Theorists point to a few interesting clues to prove it. The basic logic behind the theory is that since the Americans were in a race with Russia to the moon and they had the ability to fake a moon landing, why wouldn’t they?

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