Apollo Launch Abort System Test

Unmanned Apollo 'boilerplate' Command Module #22 was launched aboard a Little Joe II booster to test of the dynamics of an in-flight abort. Although the booster unintentionally went out of control and disintegrated the Launch Escape System functioned well, and the CM was recovered undamaged.

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+7 1. kirkelicious commented 9 years ago

Damn, that eyepatch is stylish!
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+6 2. mircea911 commented 9 years ago

2:22 omg the pirates now know rocket sience, dam you kerbal space program!
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+1 3. solo2r commented 9 years ago

So...Why didnt they use this technology with the Shuttles?
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+1 4. jackDjohnson commented 9 years ago

ARRRRRRR.. Going to launch me Rocket into space with me Great Excape plan....Arrrrrrrr
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+1 5. Sustagen commented 9 years ago

Next launch:
"rocket launched in 5 ... 4 ... 3 ... 2 ... 1 ... Drink up, me 'earties, yo ho "