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US – Moon landing tapes got erased, NASA admits

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Email-ID 1359562
Date 2009-07-16 20:27:20

US – Moon landing tapes got erased, NASA admits

Moon landing tapes got erased, NASA admits
Thu 16 Jul 2009 2:14 PM EDT

* Tapes were likely erased and re-used in 1970s

* NASA now has better digital images

* More tapes may be out there, somewhere

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor

WASHINGTON, July 16 (Reuters) – The original recordings of the first
humans landing on the moon 40 years ago were erased and re-used, but newly
restored copies of the original broadcast look even better, NASA officials
said on Thursday.

NASA released the first glimpses of a complete digital make-over of
the original landing footage that clarifies the blurry and grainy images
of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the surface of the moon.

The full set of recordings, being cleaned up by Burbank,
California-based Lowry Digital, will be released in September. The preview
is available at

NASA admitted in 2006 that no one could find the original video
recordings of the July 20, 1969, landing.

Since then, Richard Nafzger, an engineer at NASA’s Goddard Space
Flight Center in Maryland, who oversaw television processing at the
ground-tracking sites during the Apollo 11 mission, has been looking for

The good news is he found where they went. The bad news is they were
part of a batch of 200,000 tapes that were degaussed

— magnetically erased — and re-used to save money.

“The goal was live TV,” Nafzger told a news conference.

“We should have had a historian running around saying ‘I don’t care
if you are ever going to use them — we are going to keep them’,” he said.

They found good copies in the archives of CBS news (CBS – news) and
some recordings called kinescopes found in film vaults at Johnson Space

Lowry, best known for restoring old Hollywood films, has been
digitizing these along with some other bits and pieces to make a new
rendering of the original landing.

Nafzger does not worry that using a Hollywood-based company might
fuel the fire of conspiracy theorists who believe the entire lunar program
that landed people on the moon six times between 1969 and 1972 was staged
on a movie set or secret military base.

“This company is restoring historic video. It mattered not to me
where the company was from,” Nafzger said.

“The conspiracy theorists are going to believe what they are going to
believe,” added Lowry Digital Chief Operating Officer Mike Inchalik.

And there may be some unofficial copies of the original broadcast out
there somewhere that were taken from a NASA video switching center in
Sydney, Australia, the space agency said. Nafzger said someone else in
Sydney made recordings too.

“These tapes are not in the system,” Nafzger said. “We are certainly
open to finding them.”

(Editing by Philip Barbara)

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