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Saturday, October 23

Apollo launch video

I've just been checking my usual haunts around the web and followed a few links, as you do. I came across this video of the Apollo 11 launch back in July 1969. The video film was originally shot at 500 frames per second and has been slowed down and converted to HD video to give an 8 minute slow motion of the engines at launch. What's more it's got a very informative narration with it so you get full details of what you are seeing. Well worth 8 minutes of your time!

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