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Russia's top space official jokes that proposed mission will 'verify' moon landings by US


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A proposed Russian mission to the moon will apparently include a task to verify that the American moon landings were actually real, a top Russian space official joked Saturday.

Dmitry Rogozin, the head of Russia's Roscosmos space agency, was responding to a question at an event about whether or not NASA actually landed on the moon nearly 50 years ago when he made the remark, the Associated Press reported.

"We have set this objective to fly and verify whether they've been there or not," Rogozin said in a video posted Saturday on Twitter.

The Russian agency head appeared to be joking, smirking and shrugging while answering the question. But conspiracies surrounding NASA's moon missions are common in Russia.

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