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Old 11-24-2022, 04:32 PM   #171 (permalink)
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There's background music so I think this qualifies. Thumbnail nails it.


The most significant thing humankind has undertaken in ever. A highlight reel notable for the Macintosh ejecting a floppy in zero gravity and the glowing plasma during the fairing descent. IDK Kennedy repeated "We choose to go to the Moon" three times because the audience was still applauding his football joke.

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Old 11-25-2022, 11:00 AM   #172 (permalink)
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Ever notice they don't show the rocket exhaust crisping the TV camera at the foot of the pad? Or anywhere else on the gantry come to think of it.
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There's background music so I think this qualifies. Thumbnail nails it.


The most significant thing humankind has undertaken in ever. A highlight reel notable for the Macintosh ejecting a floppy in zero gravity and the glowing plasma during the fairing descent. IDK Kennedy repeated "We choose to go to the Moon" three times because the audience was still applauding his football joke.
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Ever notice they don't show the rocket exhaust crisping the TV camera at the foot of the pad? Or anywhere else on the gantry come to think of it.
The cameras survive. They put them behind quartz glass or use mirrors to keep them out of the flames.

This is my favorite launch video.

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Old 11-25-2022, 02:16 PM   #175 (permalink)
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That's my favorite video too, at least for the next few minutes.

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When I posted, the thumbnail was a simultaneous booster touchdown but today it's Hadfield in space.
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The cameras survive. They put them behind quartz glass or use mirrors to keep them out of the flames.
At KEDW 1C15 we didn't, they were considered disposable as were parts of the test pad and everything below the nozzle. Couple of minutes thrust cooks even steel reinforced 4 million gallon water cooled concrete thrust redirector.

Hardening stuff just wasn't justified for a $100 device
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Maybe I'm feeling nostalgic:



This is the original Bakerfield Sound, Buck Owns was a backup singer in their band.

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