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Comment of the Day: Moon Missions Were Surrounded by UFOs, Dammit

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This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

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We did a post commemorating the 40th anniversary of the largely forgotten Apollo 14 moon mission by mentioning some six weird things about it, including the fact that one member, Ed Mitchell, did ESP experiments onboard and later became what we perhaps uncharitably called "a raving UFO loon." One reader took us to task.

Cajun Metal wrote:

If you bother too look for yourself (the transcripts of all Apollo missions are available online from NASA) you'll find official record that most of the Apollo missions reported seeing and even being accompanied to the Moon by UFOs. Mitchell and the others were heroes and his belief in ESP does nothing to discredit what most of them are on record as seeing.

Way to shill Houston Press!

Hey, I like ketchup on my eggs, though so you probably shouldn't believe me either. But here's a video detailing this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qM3xOu9HRU

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