Hey, it could happen!

Juan R. Fajardo fajardos at SPAMix.netcom.com
Thu Oct 5 19:01:26 MDT 2000

Here's something I got forwarded from a friend.

Sounds like a modern legend, but don't they say that behind all legends
there is a kernel of truth?


"Apollo project (this really happened)

"When NASA was preparing for the Apollo project, they
did some training on a Navajo Indian reservation.

"One day, a Navajo elder and his son were herding sheep
and came across the space crew. The old man, who spoke
only Navajo, asked a question which his son translated.  "What are
these guys in the big suits doing?"

"A member of the crew said they were practicing for
their trip to the moon. The old man got all excited and asked if
he could send a message to the moon with the astronauts.

"Recognizing a promotional opportunity for the
spin-doctors, the NASA folks found a tape recorder.  After the old
man recorded his message, they asked the son to translate
it. He refused.

"So the NASA reps brought the tape to the reservation
where the rest of the tribe listened and laughed but refused
to translate the elder's message to the moon.

"Finally, the NASA crew called in an official
government translator. He reported that the moon message said:
'Watch out for these guys; they have come to steal your

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