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Space Shuttle Booster Cameras Capture 7 Minute Journey to Space and Back

We’ve seen quite a few videos lately by people who send cameras up to the edges of space on weather balloons. Here’s the big-budget version of that: footage from a camera attached to a NASA Space Shuttle’s booster rockets. Lift off from Earth occurs at 0:27, separation from the shuttle occurs at 1:57, and splashing into the ocean occurs at 7:21. The sound captured by the cameras has been remastered by George Lucas’ Skywalker Sound.

(via kottke.org)


 
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  • http://twitter.com/zak Zak Henry

    Cool, at 5:05 you can see the pillar of smoke from the initial launch from KSC

  • Josh

    also at 3:40.