Space Rocket History #373 – Apollo 17 – The Launch

At 12:33 A.M. Dec. 7th 1972, “the hold-down arms released and the mighty Saturn V stirred, balanced on a dazzling fireball that grew to the size of an atomic bomb. As a show-stopping spectacular, nothing in the entire space program compared to the night launch.”  Gene Cernan

Lift-Off

Cleared the Tower

Climb to Orbit

 

 

 

 

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