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Don't you watch Eddie Izzard specials?
think i started this thread cos i was watching Destination: Moon and the neil armstrong figure claimed possession of the moon on behalf of the USA
I seem to remember hearing it was mostly Israelis who were buying it.
I'll have to do a public international law (PiL) module then hmmmm
our published findings will not be constrained by the demands of current convention
and how america went on to win the space race by being first to the moon, I think thats abit weird clearly ussr made the big achievement by getting the first man in space, america topped that by a slight increment by getting to the moon but the first man in space is way more significant, dunno why americans thing they won the space race, like being 2nd across the finish line and then deciding the finishing line is a couple of metres further on
people love that shit.
On a similar note, Luna 15 is a pretty interesting piece of forgotten history: a Russian unmanned spacecraft that was orbiting the moon just a few days before the Apollo landing, but smashed into a mountain and blew up before beating the Yanks to it. Whoops.
it crashed into the moon at the same time as the Americans were hanging out there. Weird.
you're not on the moon yet!