10 Times NASA Totally Screwed Up!

Most of the time, we admire NASA for its accomplishments. Yet, scientists who work for NASA are just people, and people make mistakes. We present to you some of the NASA’s biggest mess ups.

10. The Moon Landing Tapes

10. The Moon Landing Tapes

You would think that an original video tape featuring the first time that human foot stepped on the surface of the Moon would be cherished and protected as a true cultural heritage. But this recording has been taped over in 1980s, because, well, there was a shortage of video tapes.

9. The Arsenic Life-Form

9. The Arsenic Life-Form

According to NASA’s claim from 2010, there is a possibly alien life-form that has arsenic instead of phosphorus in its DNA. This bacterium, called GFAJ-1 has soon proved to be nothing more than a life-form unusually resistant to arsenic. It still has phosphorus in its DNA, only in low concentrations.

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