How Did The Apollo 11 Documentary Get Film Of The Upper Stage Ignition?

Watch on YouTube

Show annotations

Download is disabled.




Genre: Science & Technology

Family friendly? Yes

Wilson score: 0.9849

Rating: 4.9483 / 5

Engagement: 0.0244%

Scott Manley

Subscribe | 1.1M

Shared March 25, 2019

I kept getting asked about a sequence from the Apollo 11 documentary showing the ignition of a Saturn V upper Stage, known as the S-IVB, in space. After asking around I tracked it down to Apollo 9, which was needed the full Saturn V for launch but didn't need the upper stage to go to the Moon.

Skylab Launch video was assembled by Retro Space