I recently ran across an animation showing a Saturn V rocket during liftoff, but with a small modification.

See, the Saturn V itself was a real beast.

The workhorse of the Apollo program in the ’60s and ’70s, it’s the rocket that launched all the famous missions to the moon.

It required massive quantities of fuel to get off the ground, and this clip shows in a nice intuitive, bonkers way just how fast it consumed the stuff.

(To be clear, these are conceptual elephants, not real ones.

No one wants to see the words “shoot” and “elephant” in the same sentence.

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