- uploaded: Jan 30, 2012
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A color video camera designed to send live coverage back to earth was mounted on the Apollo 12 Mission LM. Unfortunately that camera caught the full glare of the Sun reflecting off the shiny surface of intrepid (Lunar Module) and its sensitive tubed imaging blew. The television networks canceled their coverage and millions of viewers on earth went about their day. What was originally broadcast 'live' was less than 30 seconds.