Space Memory card of NASA camera destroyed in launch captures fiery final moments

Robby

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Memory card of NASA camera destroyed in launch captures fiery final moments
(Article by Fox News at The New York Post)


A NASA photographer was able to salvage a camera’s memory card and watch the final moments before the device was engulfed in flames while filming a launch at a California air base. Longtime NASA photographer Bill Ingalls wanted to shoot the launch of Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-on, or GRACE-FO, at Vandenberg Air Force...

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Kevin

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Here's the images the camera captured before a brush fire, started by the launch exhaust, created the gooey plastic mess.

 
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