Mohammad-Hadi Homayoun, an Iranian professor at Imam Sadegh University and Iran's former Deputy Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, said in a July 17, 2020 interview on Channel 4 (Iran) that people who say that Man has gone to the moon are lying, and that travel to the moon and to other planets will only become possible once the Hidden Imam arrives. He said that when this happens, there will be no more diseases, and people will be able to communicate with jinns.
Mohammad-Hadi Homayoun: "Enormous things are going to take place. Those who want regimes that are just must know that this will certainly happen [when the Hidden Imam appears]. If somebody wants to travel to other planets - this is also going to become possible. People say that [man] has gone to the moon and stuff like that, but they are almost certainly lying. Man has not yet left planet Earth. We have not yet gone to the moon."
Host: "Last year marked 50 years since this allegedly took place, and they made many documentaries, and tried to prove that this happened."
Homayoun: "Yes... This is a serious matter. One could at least ask: If we could launch Apollo 11 back then, why hasn't it been done since? Why was Armstrong the only one... And I think he died a year or two ago. And why haven't we done it again? This is a serious matter. According to our tradition, we will be able to go to other planets only after [the Hidden Imam] appears. What we spoke about last week, communicating with jinns... This will also become possible, and the jinns will serve Man. We won't be afraid of the jinns like we are now. I am talking about God-fearing jinns..."
Host: "Will there be no more diseases?"
Homayoun: "Of course."