Monday, July 30, 2012

Moon Flags Left By Apollo Missions Still Standing, NASA PHOTOS Show

“From the LROC images it is now certain that the American flags are still standingand casting shadows at all of the sites, except Apollo 11,” LROC principal investigator Mark Robinson wrote in a blog post today(July 27). “Astronaut Buzz Aldrin reported that the flag was blown over by the exhaust from the ascent engine during liftoff of Apollo 11, and it looks like he was correct!”