The Truth Behind Why The First Footprints On The Moon Don’t Match Neil Armstrong’s Boots

Image: Phil Plait / NASA

It’s July 1969, and the world watches as Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin take mankind’s first steps onto the Moon. Fast forward to 2018, however, and the internet is rife with conspiracy theories that claim the event was staged. What’s more, such doubts are unlikely to die after an internet user spotted something strange about Armstrong’s boots. But is the observation really evidence of arguably the boldest hoax in history?