Before the historic launch the Russians release some pictures, from the far side of the moon from 1967. In those pictures a structure is found on the surface and a tabloid runs them and causes a sensation. Pictures from NASA circa 1968 show no such structure. The incident is laughed off and explained as a technical error.
Jerry is intrigued by this and decides to look into it a bit further, what he discovers is very interesting.
I always love big government stories like this one, where there incredible discoveries just waiting in a box in an archive somewhere in a little used facility. Cover-ups are fun especially when a decision must be made to keep it secret or to let it out.
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