The restored HD video of the Atlas missile explosion is amazing to watch

The guys at AtomCentral uploaded this video depicting the failed test of the Atlas missile back in 1961. The footage—scanned to HD from the original film—shows the rocket exploding in an epic and mesmerizing slow motion that would make Michael Bay drool.


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@ 1:30 with the rocket turning to show the old school Air Force logo and then being engulfed in flames. That shot stirs up feelings of an evil government.