Yes, But Do You Have a Flag?

Apollo 17 as seen from orbit

That’s a mighty fine picture of the Apollo 17 landing site and the American flag that Jack Schmitt and Gene Cernan planted on the sound stage where all of this was faked.

(Pic taken by the fantabulous Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and courtesy of NASA/GSFC/Arizona State University. NASA also has a larger version. Seen over at On Orbit.)

2 thoughts on “Yes, But Do You Have a Flag?

  1. What, did they draw that on a Commodore 64? NASA seriously needs a better budget if they can’t even afford some decent 3D modeling software to fake their landing site images.

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