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Space Shuttle Launch Audio - play LOUD (no music) HD 1080p
  Published: 7 years ago


- - Created through FAIR USE for educational purposes - - STS-121
You need a sound system with a lot of power and a great sub (turned up to house shaking level) to get the right effect of this video. I made this for all the people who dreamed of seeing a launch in person but were never able to make the trip themselves.

Using dozens of different video sources and countless audio versions of Shuttle launches I mixed this little clip together to mimic as close an experience to the real thing as I could. I know that the exact sequence of countdown events is somewhat compressed and not time-accurate but I was going more for the 'feel' of a high energy launch experience rather than a technical documentary. Throttle Up and SRB Separation are sounds as might be heard from onboard acoustic transducers picking up resonant vibration in the vehicle's structure.

Please take care not to damage your sound equipment during playback. I did not do anything to boost the low frequency roar of the Shuttle during liftoff but the SRB and SSME thrust noise may be taxing to even high quality sub-woofers and speaker cones if played too loud.

For those who sit through the last few frames you can catch a glimpse of my home theater system I built a couple of years ago. This video really is best viewed at 165 inches or better!
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16 hours ago
1) Pause video at 1:00, set volume 25%
2) Open new tab and search "For the damaged coda" song by blonde redhead, volume 100%
3) Start both at the same time
4) Watch as humans accomplish a big step in history

2 days ago
Fake. If space were real it would be up, not sideways.

3 days ago
Perfect motivation to continue mechanical engineering studies....

3 days ago
goosebumbs and tears. saturday night getting baked and watching space videos xD

3 days ago
1:26 that clean burn on the engines tho... ooooft

3 days ago
In the late 1960's we left Myrtle Beach, SC and headed for Florida to see an Apollo mission launch. I was too young to drive, but I remember ending up at Cocoa Beach. We drove down the day before (the launch) thinking we could find a place to stay -- we were wrong. We ended up parked on the side of the road for the night. The next morning, we got well enough in position to watch the takeoff. It was close enough to see, but far enough out to keep everyone relatively safe. We saw the flume when the engines ignited, but the shock wave was delayed. It was the most exciting thing I had ever experienced. Later, in the 1980's, we went back to Florida for a Shuttle launch. The main thing I remember being different, was the (apparently) more powerful engines. At ignition time, there are explosive bolts holding the craft in place. When these bolts break she lifts off pronto. The shuttle engines made a lot more noise also. The space shuttle launch would slow down below full power right before going supersonic. The "go at throttle up" was the command to go +full throttle. That's when you heard two sonic booms. When Apollo launched, the TV cameras lost the image much quicker than when an STS would launch. If you didn't believe in God, you would have after watching one of these birds head for the sky.

3 days ago
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4 days ago
$18.5 billion a year on CGI, computers to make the CGI, and the sheeple eat it all up. pathetic lies.

4 days ago
First saw it in 2014 and it is still as awesome. Such a great video. Thank you for it

4 days ago
I love this rocket very much:)

5 days ago
What's that coming from the sides at 1:26?

5 days ago
I get goosebumps everytime!!! Murcia!!!

5 days ago
I got chills when it took off

6 days ago
How come we can hear the boosters separation (at 3:00), and exactly at the precise moment of detonation? The shuttle is many miles above ground and is traveling faster than the speed of sound. The sound recorder could not have been located on the shuttle itself since you can hear the claps from the crowd. Unless two or more soundtracks were mixed together.

6 days ago
i don't see how anyone could say that that shit was fake

7 days ago
Soo cool.. then they get into "upper earth's orbit" and fly around a bit.... good luck crossing the Van Allan Belt with that bad boy, but good show y'all.. fooled millions... and only cost $100 million tax payer dollars... cheer, fools, cheer. check out the landing now.. just a fancy jet coming down from a nice high flight around with fish-eye lenses...

1 week ago
Since i live in california it was amazing! i thought i was going to die because of that sight

1 week ago
Yes exACTly slow motions

1 week ago
wow! goose bumps!

1 week ago
best shuttle launch i ever seen🚀

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