OMG this is Awesome: Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch

This clip is raw from Camera E-8 on the launch umbilical tower/mobile launch program of Apollo 11, July 16, 1969. This is an HD transfer from the 16mm original. The camera is running at 500 fps, making the total clip of over 8 minutes represent just 30 seconds of actual time. Narration is provided by Mark Gray (me), Executive Producer for Spacecraft Films.

[Via Gizmodo]

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2 Responses to OMG this is Awesome: Apollo 11 Saturn V Launch

  1. Earthquake! This is the "foundation" of a 30-story skyscraper that's just been thrown from the ground. It's shaking like a storm-tossed ship. Wow.

  2. Earthquake! This is the “foundation” of a 30-story skyscraper that’s just been thrown from the ground. It’s shaking like a storm-tossed ship. Wow.