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Old 10 November 2018, 11:42 PM
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Originally Posted by GenYus234 View Post
The issue with this argumest is that they could have easily gotten non-divergent shadows by shooting the fake moon landing outdoors.
They probably blew their budget on the huge black backdrop used in the Lunar Rover wide-shots.

When I was watching a Moon Machines documentary episode on the Rovers, there was an interview with a Grumman engineer in whose voice one could still detect the annoyance all these years later that NASA went with a one-time use vehicle rather than sending their autonomous/remote controlled machine* to the moo.. er, movie set instead.

(*I mean, never mind it required a separate Saturn V launch just to get it there.., but, hey, its amazing what one can do with models...)

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