dimanche 18 janvier 2015

Apollo 16 after Liftoff (TV camera)

April 24, 1972. Apollo 16 was the tenth manned mission in the United States Apollo space program, the fifth and penultimate to land on the Moon and the first to land in the lunar highlands. Commander John Young, Lunar Module Pilot Charles Duke and Command Module Pilot Ken Mattingly. Horizontal panorama assembled with individual picture of TV camera.  Pictures stack (100) for to increase pixel resolution.

 Raw pictures extracted from TV camera (on Rover)

dimanche 4 janvier 2015

Launches of captured V-2 rockets in the USA (1946-1952)

German V-2 rockets captured by the United States Army at the end of World War II were used as sounding rockets to carry scientific instruments into the earth's upper atmosphere at White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) for a program of atmospheric and solar investigation through the late 1940s.

Raw picture extracted from video:

samedi 3 janvier 2015

The German "Wasserfall" C-2 missile (1943- 1945)

The Wasserfall Ferngelenkte FlaRakete (Waterfall Remote-Controlled A-A Rocket) was a World War II guided surface-to-air missile developed at Peenemünde, Germany. In spite of considerable development, Wasserfall never became operational.

Raw image extracted from vintage video.