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Lunar Laser Ranging: a continuing legacy of the Apollo program (1994) [pdf] (nasa.gov)
26 points by robin_reala 7 months ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 3 comments



Of course anyone can use these laser reflectors, they're still there, get the "it was all done on a sound stage in New Mexico" crowd to explain that


If you try to convince them, you must pick some proof that is actually proof. An automatic lander can do the same job without landing a person in the Moon (unless you think there were some secret cosmonauts visiting the Moon).

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_Laser_Ranging_experiment

> Lasers on Earth are aimed at retroreflectors planted on the Moon during the Apollo program (11, 14, and 15), the two Lunokhod missions, [...]


Obligatory Big Bang Theory reference:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e5CtbbZL-k




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