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June 15, 2012

Woman in the Moon (German Frau im Mond) is a science fiction silent film( 1929). It was written and directed by Fritz Lang and translated as The Woman to the Moon in 1930. It was released in the USA as “By Rocket to the Moon”.

X is a process in that takes place from atleast 3 days before rocket launch till the rocket lifts off.When X goes on , the vital signs of the rocket is constantly checked and the rocket is completely scanned for any possible errors.

This film is often cited as the first occurrence of the “X” in rocket industry.Lang introduced the X to increase the suspense.NASA says that the first occurence of X can be traced back to the film “Woman in the Moon”.

What is X?

2 Comments leave one →
  1. hmjhgj permalink
    June 15, 2012 8:15 pm

    is it the countdown???????

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