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    Default Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

    One of humanity's great achievements: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-49003296

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    I rememnber it well. Blue Peter even explained why the flag appeared to fly in a non existent breeze

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    Wasn't it something to do with a couple of errors in the flagpole's design?

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    Thin springs, from memory Lex. The team demonstrated how it worked in the studio.

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    So much for the conspiracy theories!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lex View Post
    So much for the conspiracy theories!
    If you consider how many were involved, keeping a secret like that for 50 years would be impossible.

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    That's the thing with conspiracy theories - a few simple facts proves them to be ridiculous.

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    I can't remember who said it (heard this week) but a secret is easy to keep between three people.... if two of them are dead!

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