@funny: someone got a problem with the first amendment, obviously.
#22 Just because it's called the dark side of the moon it doesn't mean that it is always dark. That just means you can't see this side from the Earth. Moon goes around the Earth and every side of the moon is periodically exposed to the sun. If the NASA satellite is close enough to the moon the proportions are accurate.
Like Noel Skum said: "You can tell it´s real because it looks so fake!"
Research: Van Allen Belt. Or don´t. Ignorance is bliss, I guess.
On the other hand its easier to fool ppl, than to convince them, they are beeing fooled. In that case: Shoot the messenger.
Btw. the Columbia Crew is alive and well, as well.