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Where can I find the video of Apollo 16 floodlight mistaken with a UFO?

So, a few years ago (2004) NASA showed that a picture of a supposed UFO captured by the Apollo 16 astronauts through the window of the Command Module was in fact the floodlight protruding from the ...
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Which (vintage?) CAD software is this in the Scott Manley video regarding The Titan Rocket

I was recently surprised by seeing a CAD software in the Scott Manley video that seems to be running on old computers in a command line like interface. Which software is this? and is it still used by ...
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How are those stunning space mission animations and images made?

I would like to understand which software/professionals are needed to produce the animations and images used to show how a space mission will be. For example: 1 - Curiosity video: ...
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What will the live video and audio quality be like when astronauts next set foot on the moon?

What will the live video and audio quality be like when we watch an Artemis crewmember set foot on the moon? The quality of the original Apollo footage from the 1960's is terrible by today's standards....
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Which 3D space simulation/visualization software (free or commercial) can I use as a post processor of data calculated with Fortran?

I'm designing a space interplanetary mission (Design of low-energy trajectories to Near Earth Objects) by using Fortran. Basically I'm working with the Circular Restricted 3 Body Problem (CR3BP), ...
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Zebulon Scoville "looked up at the video monitors and saw all the ice and thruster firings." Exactly what ice did Scoville see? Why ice? Where?

Gizmodo's The ISS Backflipped Out of Control After Russian Module Misfired, New Details Reveal quotes Zebulon Scoville, the NASA flight director in charge at the time: “And so at first I was like, ‘...
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SpaceX live broadcast of booster & boat's eye view of the GPS III Space Vehicle 5 were both uninterrupted; have they make some upgrades to the system?

This answer to Why does the video feed always fail during Falcon 9 landings? shows that SpaceX seems to be "getting better at" or "less shy about" broadcasting continuous live ...
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What's the small white gadget with two black buttons in this video of the International Space Station?

Does anyone know what's the small white square gadget with two black buttons on the right hand side of the hatch frame in this video on the second 2185 (36:25 minutes)? ...
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Where is the uncropped version of this cool Ingenuity navigation camera GIF?

Ingenuity's Shadow During Third Flight shows the GIF below which is made from cropped bits from several downward-looking images from Ingenuity's navigation camera, stretched so that the ground is ...
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Is there any footage from Mars where you can see Deimos or Phobos getting bigger and smaller as it goes through the sky?

This answer mentions that on Mars, you can see its satellite get bigger and smaller as it rises and sets, because the satellite orbits much closer than our own Moon does from Earth. I'm pretty sure ...
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Till what altitude above earth sounds can be heard?

In the new video of SpaceX SAOCOM 1B launch and landing RCS thrusters and other sounds can be heard during boostback burn. Falcon 9 boostback happens at nearly 100 Km altitude. Does the air density at ...
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Space launches with video camera?

Are there any other rocket launches featuring video (selfie) cameras on the rocket than Falcon 9 and Electron? Falcon 9 has some 5 camera and Electron has 3 camera
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How did the TIROS video tape recorders record and playback images rather than audio; how were the signals modulated?

(At least) one answer to How were video tape recorders adapted to work in orbit in 1962? argues that the recorder should not be called a "video" tape recorder because the record/playback ...
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Earth Live Video Feed in HD?

Is there any space agency that provides a live video of Earth, in HD? Preferably without anything man-made in the way (e.g some ISS robotic arm)? I want to create a live HD wallpaper of Earth, so I'm ...
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Does any first-person video of a rocket launch exist?

I'm trying to find a good depiction of what it looks like to pass out of the atmosphere and watch blue skies transition to a starfield. What would be ideal is video looking out the window of a manned ...
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What's is this very CGI looking clip in this NASA video of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer installation?

This is the NASA video AMS Time Lapse Installation a time-lapse of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) installation at the International Space Station. At about ...
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How does SpaceX transmit the video feed from the first and second stage cameras back to Earth?

There appear to be at least 1 reasonably high-res (500+ px vertical res) live video stream being transmitted from both the SpaceX F9 first and upper stages all the way up into LEO throughout their ...
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What is the “floating dust” seen in the Starliner test landing colour footage?

The first Starliner landing was in the very early morning. The live coverage was only able to show infrared pictures of the descent, however NASA's documentation of the event includes a colour video ...
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Besides the (currently down) HDEV, are there other public live video feeds from the ISS?

I am working on spacecraft simulation software, and I would like to validate my ISS simulation that uses ISS-Mimic's code to connect to live ISS telemetry. I already have some early validation done ...
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Short documentary about spacesuit seamstresses

I'm trying to find a short documentary video about people who sew together NASA spacesuits. I saw it quite some time ago -- at least 20 years, maybe longer. Quite possibly on PBS, maybe the Spokane ...
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Transmission of video and audio signals

I know this is a silly question.In july,2019 NASA's insight captured sound by wind gusts.Here is a link of video that shows the movement of robotic arms and sound of wind on mars. ...
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Video standard used on Intelsat 1 (Early Bird)

I was watching a documentary on Intelsat 1 (also known as Early Bird) and some of the first live television sent over it. Was there any particular video format or modulation used, special for the ...
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Were the Apollo broadcasts recorded locally on the LM?

I've previously asked about how the recordings from the Apollo missions were originally recorded, and then transcribed; but I forgot about the video as well! It's well known that for some of the ...
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Who was the first person in space to "be on TV"?

The Apollo missions had video cameras and transmitted live images to Earth, but I am not sure if there were any video transmission prior to the Apollo 11. Question: Who was the first person in space ...
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When did an astronaut in space first see someone on a TV screen?

The Apollo missions had video cameras and transmitted live images to Earth. But what about the other direction -- astronauts seeing live images of people on Earth? Question: When did an astronaut in ...
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Is there a realtime, uncut video of Saturn V ignition through tower clear?

"Hi, I'm Organic Marble and I'm bad at searching Youtube." Inspired by this question What event determined the transfer of control from Kennedy Space Center to Houston?, I'd like to watch a 1:1 (...
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Is there video from the Falcon second stage of the Dragon solar panels deploying?

We get video from the second stage of the Dragon leaving the second stage. And we get video from the Dragon of its solar panels deploying. But a cool view would be of the Dragon's solar panels ...
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Looking for Apollo 11 powered descent video

At a science museum I visited on my 2018 fall vacation (I think it was the Chicago MSI), I saw a video loop that looked and sounded very much like part of the moon landing multimedia show at the ...
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Has anything close to video ("live" or otherwise) been shot in space from beyond the Moon?

It would be cool to see a short video clip of a rover's eye view of driving across mars. Just a few seconds even. In general, due to limitations in data storage space, bandwidth, and limited ...
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Could "live" video be transmitted from Mars?

With the approach of InSight to Mars today, and the two cubesats watching it, much is being made about seeing "Live Video" from the cubesats. I'm pretty sure that simply can't happen, but I'm ...
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Are there accessible videos of past International Space Development Conferences?

I was browsing through the old ISDC archives, and I noticed several topics and speakers that I might be interested in seeing. Are videos of past ISDCs made available somewhere? All I could find was a ...
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