Thursday, 29 April 2010

Apollo 11 Launch Slo-Motion

Here's an amazing and unusual view from the launchpad of Apollo 11, July 1969. Shot at 500 frames per second and then slowed down, the result shows 30 seconds of action spread over 8 minutes. Boring? No. Check it out...

Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch (HD) Camera E-8 from Mark Gray on Vimeo.

Tuesday, 6 April 2010

Discovery Launch Video

Check out this stunning video of Discovery launching on Monday. The plumes are illuminated by the pre-dawn Sun.