I delved into the mystery at our old friend wikipedia. Naturally, I started with Apollo 12. Who ever heard of it? The link is to the story of an unmanned lander that NASA bounced off the moon 3 times back in 1967. Very droll. It was there that I learned why we never hear about the rest of the Apollo missions. It turns out they were the very first space vandals and interplanetary hooligans.
|Caught in the act. Astronaut vandalizing Surveyor Probe and stealing parts|
What an awesome country we are.