Episode 25: The 23,000 Gallon Astronaut

Jim Kennedy Space Center, Saturn, Wernher von Braun Leave a Comment

Satellites are expensive, and failure is not an option. How do you test a new launch vehicle, but not risk losing a pricey payload? NASA found a way.

Narrator: Nancy O’Kane

Production Notes

  • Saturn I: three layer Photoshop .pngs with RedGiant Trapcode Particular for LOX venting.
  • Water in tank Fractal blur evolution native to AfterEffects.
  • Saturn I flight is NASA Earth image overlaid with a Saturn I cutout .png and RedGiant Universe Starglow effect.
  • Detonation is from Video Copilot Shockwave, with VCP MotionPulse impact sound FX.