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NASA finally admits…


NASA officials admit that Hollywood really is behind the video images of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepping onto the surface of the moon 40 years ago this month. Well, the new video, that is. The new, and improved, digitally-enhanced-so-that-you-can-actually-see-something video. The old video — well, they lost that. Erased it to save money. But it’s OK because the new images are way better.

Click here to see the videos.

There is also some cool audio:

1. As the crew members complete their first orbit of Earth after launch, they talk about the beauty of the planet below [Play]

2. The crew members debate the color of the moon before, and after, they fire Columbia\’s engines to enter lunar orbit [Play]

3. After entering lunar orbit, the crew members are amazed at the lunar terrain as they fly 60 miles above the back side of the moon and await Earthrise and to resume communications with Mission Control [Play]