MoonFaker: LRO, Still No Halo

First published: 2011-12-10


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I have received quite a lot of emails from people asking what I think of the new LRO pictures taken at 20km altitude. Before we delve into that, I'd like to share with you an LRO image that has surfaced since then.

The latest LRO photograph of the supposed Apollo 15 landing site: a) shows the LM and Lunar Rover black as pitch on their sunlit sides (!); b) reveals no evidence of engine exhaust disturbance in the soil surrounding the alleged lander; and c) helps to debunk the two Apollo 15 images that were cited by JAXA and others as "evidence" of a halo.