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Apollo’s fiery chariot
To go to the moon, you need the right equipment. This includes the giant Saturn V rocket, and the escape system to get you away from your giant rocket when something goes wrong. Join us for a look at the hardware of the Apollo program.
Here’s some info about the Little Joe II.
Here’s an accidental but successful test of the Apollo launch escape system.
The Successful Failure of the Little Joe II
Here’s some footage of the aborted Gemini VI launch, when thankfully, the pilot didn’t pull the ejection lever.
Aborted Launch – Gemini 6 (CBS)
Here’s a look at the Agena, and the Gemini program.
1966 NASA GEMINI XI MISSION OVERVIEW ATLAS-AGENA TARGET VEHICLE
Here’s a NASA site about the Saturn V rocket.
And here are a couple of videos that show the Saturn V as it launches.