A Picture Worth a Thousand Words - by Rolf A. F. Witzsche


Proof of Ownership 

The "Known Sea"

Apollo 12 Landing site photographed by Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter nicknamed by Conrad: Pete's Parking Lot 


Trails in the sand at "Pete's Parking Lot"


The Apollo 12 mission landed on an area of the Ocean of Storms that had been visited earlier by several unmanned missions (Luna 5, Surveyor 3, and Ranger 7)
The International Astronomical Union, recognizing this and christened this region Mare Cognitum (Known Sea). 
The landing site would thereafter be listed as Statio Cognitum on lunar maps.

Conrad jiggles the Surveyor III craft. (NASA)


Mankind 'owned' the moon for 3 1/2 years

Panoramic Assembly showing Neil Armstrong

July 1969 - Dec 1972


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