Behold, the very bizarre Facebook auto-captions from NASA launch


“And we have lift off the guitarist G 11 mission.” Huh? 

The closed captions on Facebook might need a bit of tweaking after a NASA video displayed some peculiar subtitles.

The video in question is the Wednesday launch of Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket, carrying a Cygnus cargo freighter destined for the International Space Station, done in conjunction with NASA. As Ars Technica pointed out, the captions leave a lot to be desired. 

Watch the original video below with the captions turned on. 

In case you missed it, here are a few of the more choice errors made in the captions. 

Facebook closed captions on NASA launch

In this case, the caption should have read, “and we have lift off of the Antares NG-11 mission.” Read more…

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