Photos: Mysterious Objects Spotted On the Moon

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Archimedes platform

Credit: NASA
During the Apollo missions, the Lunar Orbiter snapped several photos of the area around Archimedes crater, including this one, which was subsequently published…Read More »

in National Geographic. Lunar conspiracy theorists quickly zeroed in on the bottle-shape object toward the bottom of the image, which they said appears to be a platform of some kind. Based on the scale of the photo, the so-called "Archimedes platform" measures roughly 5 miles long and 1 mile wide. What is it?   Less «
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