ISV Columbus Mars

This is allegedly 16mm footage collection of NASA’s ISV Columbus spacecraft, used by NASA and the US Air Force during classified Red Sun Project missions. The entire video lasts 40-minutes, but was edited to show only a few of the more notable scenes. This was reportedly the second manned mission to Mars, with a crew of Elliot See (Commander), William.B.Rutledge (Pilot), Vladimir Ilyushin – and it took place during 1973. Continue reading for another video of the press conference and more information.

“Around the same time the above video was supposedly being filmed, in the early 70’s, NASA was hard at work already planning trips to Mars for the future of space exploration. How far have they gone in the 40+ years since?,” reports Apparently Apparel.