- A carefully researched and gripping story examining the persistent claims of conspiracy theorists
- Written by an astrophysicist and expert on space missions
- Shows clearly how to distinguish facts from "alternative facts"
- Appeals to all readers with an interest in space exploration
This book is about the American moon-landings – and about the doubts expressed ever since concerning the reality of these landings. Were the images of men on the moon really just a huge and cleverly executed hoax? Eversberg explains the best-known claims and conspiracy theories, and analyses the evidence with the help of detailed full-colour images, as well as numerous film documents that can be accessed directly from the book. He addresses both the persistent older claims and more recently devised doubts. The book will inform and entertain a wide range of readers interested in space exploration and tells a gripping story covering physics, politics and history.
The author Thomas Eversberg is an astrophysicist by training and works for the German Space Agency. He specializes in optical instrumentation for telescopes, about which he has authored a scientific textbook.