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Robert Pearlman
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posted 06-13-2014 11:18 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A Reddit user (Theodore Funkenstein) has stabilized the footage of Neil Armstrong's May 6, 1968 ejection from the Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV) at Ellington Field (then Air Force Base) in Houston. (via)

You can see an alternate view of the stabilization footage here. And here's the original for comparison:

golddog
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posted 06-14-2014 04:02 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for golddog     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That really puts into perspective how close he was to drifting down into the fireball of the crash.

space1
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posted 06-14-2014 07:50 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for space1   Click Here to Email space1     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Really cool!

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