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The Museum of Flight
David Concannon - F-1 Engine Expedition
An excerpt from The Museum of Flight’s oral history with deep sea explorer David Concannon who served as Project Leader for Bezos Expeditions’ recovery missions to locate and raise the Saturn V F-1 rocket engines from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. Filmed by Peder Nelson Music by: Jason Goessl Interviewer: Geoff Nunn Explore more Museum of Flight Oral Histories at: https://digitalcollections.museumofflight.org/collections/show/543 This interview was made possible with generous support from Mary Kay and Michael Hallman ©2017 The Museum of Flight
Boing Boing Video
Remote Operated Vehicles recovering Apollo F-1 engines 3 miles beneath Atlantic (Bezos Expeditions)
Remote Operated Vehicles recovering Apollo F-1 engines three miles beneath the Atlantic. Video courtesy Bezos Expeditions. Boing Boing blog post: http://boingboing.net/2013/03/20/apollo-f-1-engines-recovered-f.html More on the mission, from Bezos Expeditions: http://www.bezosexpeditions.com/updates.html Excerpt from Jeff Bezos' blog post, March 20, 2013: "What an incredible adventure. We are right now onboard the Seabed Worker headed back to Cape Canaveral after finishing three weeks at sea, working almost 3 miles below the surface. We found so much. We've seen an underwater wonderland -- an incredible sculpture garden of twisted F-1 engines that tells the story of a fiery and violent end, one that serves testament to the Apollo program. We photographed many beautiful objects in situ and have now recovered many prime pieces. Each piece we bring on deck conjures for me the thousands of engineers who worked together back then to do what for all time had been thought surely impossible." "Many of the original serial numbers are missing or partially missing, which is going to make mission identification difficult. We might see more during restoration. The objects themselves are gorgeous." "The technology used for the recovery is in its own way as otherworldly as the Apollo technology itself. The Remotely Operated Vehicles worked at a depth of more than 14,000 feet, tethered to our ship with fiber optics for data and electric cables transmitting power at more than 4,000 volts. We on the team were often struck by poetic echoes of the lunar missions. The buoyancy of the ROVs looks every bit like microgravity. The blackness of the horizon. The gray and colorless ocean floor. Only the occasional deep sea fish broke the illusion."
Sun Valley Tour de Force
2021 Sun Valley Tour de Force
The 4th Annual Sun Valley Tour de Force was epic! Eight events in three days including a massive SVTdF Car Show, Tech Inspection, High-Speed runs at Phantom Hill, Cars & Comedy dinner and live auction, and Ride & Drives with sponsors. Drivers brought their Pagani, Lamborghini, Bugatti, Audi, Shelby, Porsche, and more from all over the country to reach their car's top speed, enjoy the mountain air, and support The Hunger Coalition. #nospeedlimit #Porsche #PetersonBMW #SunValleyAutoClub #SingerVehicleDesigns #SimmonsFineJewelry # TAG Heuer #PaganiofBeverlyHills #EarlsAuthentics #RestorationRods #SVPN #BlueIceVodka #Hagerty #PayneWest #Type-E #ExplorerConsulting
Sun Valley Tour de Force
2nd Annual Sun Valley Tour de Force
Sun Valley Tour de Force, Official Event Video Produced by Grizzly Peak Marketing Sun Valley Tour de Force is a three-day weekend packed with no speed limits, supercars, sponsor events, luxury brands, comedy, and fun for car fans of all ages. Hosted in Sun Valley, Idaho, funds raised from the July 25-27 weekend support local nonprofit Idaho BaseCamp and its Outdoor Adventure Programs. Follow Sun Valley Tour de Force: www.facebook.com/sunvalleytourdeforce www.instagram.com/sunvalleytourdeforce www.sunvalleytourdeforce.com Save the date and attend next year! July 23-25, 2020
Sun Valley Tour de Force
5th Annual Sun Valley Tour de Force, Sun Valley, Idaho
It was an incredible 5th Annual Sun Valley Tour de Force, July 21- 23, 2022 Three days of events include the Huckleberry Drive, SVTdF Car Show, SV Auto Club Tech Inspection, no speed limit runs at Phantom Hill, and Cars & Comedy dinner and live auction. All events raise funds for The Hunger Coalition, a local nonprofit. #nospeedlimit #sunvalley #SVTdF Thank you to our fans, friends, volunteers, and sponsors who make it all possible: @McLaren #SVAutoClub, @Barrenswatches @simmonsfinejewelrymeridian @PaganiOfBeverlyHills @SingerVehicleDesign #MediciArchitects @Hagerty @TheHDHGroup @snakeriverclassics3724 @MotionProducts #ExplorerConsulting @thehungercoalition @alpinelodgingsunvalley #americanharvestvodka @limelighthotel @hotelketchum #CoolCarPins Video created by @stellar_media #stellarmedia www.stellaradventuremedia.com www.sunvalleytourdeforce.com
The Museum of Flight
Spacefest 2017 F1 Recovery
Bezos Expeditions F1 Recovery Team David Concannon, Bezos Expeditions Intro: Rich Lienesch, Museum of Flight Content Disclaimer The views and opinions expressed in this video are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by the Museum of Flight. The Museum of Flight oversees and hosts guest presentations but should not be held accountable for the information or content that may be found therein. Fair Use & Copyright Disclaimer This video contains materials presented by guest speakers at the Museum of Flight. Presenters have signed agreements indicating they own the copyright or have permissions for the use of this content, and grant the Museum of Flight permission to disseminate this video for educational use. Included within this video may be copyrighted material(s), the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by its owner. The Museum of Flight is making such material available as part of our efforts to advance understanding of matters significant to aviation and aerospace education. We believe this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this video is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.
The Explorers Club
"Death, Disaster, and Directives"
What do you do when the worst happens? What do you do to avoid the worst from happening? Join The Explorers Club for a lively discussion between four experts on the law and exploration. Find out how to hope for the best, plan for the worst, and avoid unpleasant outcomes in the field. Featuring: - Kristin Larson - David Concannon - David Hoffman Follow The Explorers Club: https://twitter.com/explorersclub https://www.instagram.com/the_explorers_club/ https://www.facebook.com/TheExplorersClubNYC/
Sneak Preview: Recovered Apollo Saturn V F-1 rocket engines at the Museum of Flight
Geoff Nunn, the Adjunct Curator for Space History at Seattle's Museum of Flight gives a sneak peek at the Apollo F-1 engine parts that will be in the museum's galleries next year. These engines were recovered from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean decades after the Apollo moon missions.
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