Friday, July 10, 2009

Apollo 12 hit by lightning seconds after launch

Shortly after launch on November 14, 1969, Apollo 12 was hit by lightning, leaving rookie astronaut Al Bean to save the day.

A fragment from the miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon"



Apollo 12 lightning-induced problem shortly after liftoff. Taken from the documentary "Failure Is Not An Option"

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