The Source Code for the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Mission Is Now Free on Github

Apollo 11

If you lis­ten to the con­spir­a­cy the­o­rists, they’ll tell you that Stan­ley Kubrick helped fake the Apol­lo 11 moon land­ing mis­sion in 1969. Remem­ber the vin­tage moon land­ing footage you’ve seen? Kubrick appar­ent­ly shot the breath­tak­ing video on a sound stage in Huntsville, Alaba­ma, draw­ing on the spe­cial effects he per­fect­ed while shoot­ing 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).

That’s how they explain that arti­fact. I won­der how they deal with this?: On Github, you can now down­load the source code for Apol­lo 11’s com­mand and lunar mod­ules. Orig­i­nal­ly writ­ten by pro­gram­mers at the MIT Instru­men­ta­tion Lab­o­ra­to­ry in the mid-1960s, the code, accord­ing to Quartz, was recent­ly put online by NASA intern Chris Gar­ry, mak­ing it freely avail­able to the cod­ing com­mu­ni­ty. You can find it all here and start hack­ing your way through the reams of obscure, vin­tage code. Skep­tics can put their the­o­ries in the com­ments sec­tion below.

via Quartz 

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8,400 Stun­ning High-Res Pho­tos From the Apol­lo Moon Mis­sions Are Now Online

Stan­ley Kubrick Faked the Apol­lo 11 Moon Land­ing in 1969, Or So the Con­spir­a­cy The­o­ry Goes

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  • Timothy Price says:

    Strange how NASA has nev­er gone back to the moon ? Last probe they cent up there ? Pho­tos came back graine and out of focus ?

    They will not let us see any good pho­tos of the back side of the moon ? Why is That ? What are they cov­er­ing up ?

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