TheRebuttal: Debunking the
Conspiracy Theorists 2.4Why were there no flames seen
coming from the bottom of the ascent stage when it took off from the lunar
surface to bring the astronauts back into orbit?
reason is simple: the fuel-oxidizer mixture used for the ascent stage engine
does not produce a visible flame.
üThe hydrazine-dinitrogen tetraoxide mixture
ignites on contact, affording products that are
üIn fact, a very faint flame can sometimes be
seen, but would not have been recorded by the crude video