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40 answers to a Reddit question: ““What’s The Greatest Movie ‘Behind-The-Scenes’ Fact You Know?”

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Very entertaining for movie buffs. Here’s just one:

In Apollo 13, they filmed in NASA’s “vomit comet”, a plane that flew at high altitudes and would create parabola movements to simulate a short period of low gravity. They built the Apollo spacecraft set inside the plane and almost every scene featuring zero gravity was filmed in the plane. They flew over 500 times in the parabola. From the time that low gravity simulation would start, they would only have 23 seconds to unstrap from restraints, set up a shot, roll, and then strap back in. They completed all of these flights in 13 days. THE MOST UNDERRATED MOVIE FACT OF ALL TIME! The only movie ever to film in actual Zero Gravity.

Written by LeisureGuy

26 March 2021 at 6:44 am

Posted in Daily life, Movies & TV

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