quote: Uncle is not a name and should not be capitalized. Nor should "capitalization", except if you were going for the illustrative effect.
quote: The video was not the fabled "lost" moon tapes some had hoped for -- those tapes of the high quality raw feeded were apparently taped over on accident. In the 1970s and 1980s NASA had a shortage of tapes due to lack of budget and taped over approximately 200,000 of its tapes -- the high-quality footage was apparently among those lost.
quote: In honor of the landing and conspiracy theorists alike, MythBusters will be airing a special episode Wednesday aimed at assessing the conspiracy theories' validity.
quote: Because it was there. If you don't understand that answer, I really can't help you.
quote: The public views this as a huge step for mankind, and granted it was a huge engineering feat, it is in my humble opinion no where as revolutionary as the discovery of vaccine, insulin, or the innovation of plastics or electronics which really saved or made our lives better.
quote: People today talk about the Apollo mission as being a landmark event. Forgotten is how important it was at the time to national image and public morale.
quote: Cosmochemist and geochemist Ouyang Ziyuan from the Chinese Academy of Sciences who is now in charge of the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program has already stated on many occasions that one of the main goals of the program would be the mining of helium-3, from which operation "each year three space shuttle missions could bring enough fuel for all human beings across the world."
quote: Why did we go to the moon again? Sure it was quite an accomplishment, but it didn't cure the sick nor feed the hungry.
quote: Tritium is a huge energy source and buzz aldrin has said commercial mining of the moon will start by 2050.