It's the conspiracy theorists' favourite: how could NASA get this shot of Neil Armstrong's first steps on the Moon if there wasn't someone there taking the video! I mean, really, it's NASA. It's pretty good at figuring out tech stuff!
For more on how NASA was able to broadcast Neil Armstrong's first steps on the Moon live to the world (and why it didn't look awesome!) check out my latest blog post over on Vintage Space at Popular Science.
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