(urth) Are old questions OK?
adam at io.com
Fri Oct 20 15:11:53 PDT 2006
On Oct 20, 2006, at 11:52 AM, b sharp wrote:
> of course
> Neil Armstrong on the moon.
The picture isn't actually Armstrong, and as far as I can tell it's
not a faithful description of *any* of the Apollo photographs. I
remember trying to figure out which picture it was a few months ago
and coming up dry: I couldn't find any earthrises taken from the
Lunar surface with an astronaut and a flag in the frame.
Not that I don't agree that it's *supposed* to be an Apollo
astronaut; I just think that Wolfe didn't have the source photograph
at hand and conflated several (for instance,
has an Earthrise and a Buzz Aldrin Saluting the Flag picture. Make
one the background of the other and you pretty much have the
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