Comment on New forum by ravissary79.
Apollo didn’t succeed the first time at all. Apollo 1 was a disaster that caused all three astronauts to be burned alive in the command module while on the launch pad. Apollo 8 achieved lunar orbit but never landed and it wasn’t till 1969’s Apollo 11 that Buzz and Neil set foot on the moon.
Whether it happened or not is something I can’t prove, but we should debate over the same set of reports, not a different version where the first Apollo mission landed on the moon and no one got hurt.