Phase 2: Earth Orbit

CommTech

… Houston COMM TECH. Canary COMM TECH.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston through Canary. Over.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Roger. Reading you loud and clear. Our insertion checklist is complete, and we have no abnormalities.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger. And I'd like to pass up your Delta azimuth correction at this time if you're ready to copy.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Roger. Go ahead. Ready to copy.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Okay. Delta azimuth correction is plus 0.22, that is plus 0.22, and we do recommend the P52 alignment. Over.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Okay. We'll go ahead with the P52, and detecting angle plus 0.22.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger. And your LOS time at Canary is 23 37. Over.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. One minute to LOS Canary; AOS at Tananarive 37 04 in VHF Simplex Alfa. Over.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. Coming up on LOS Canary; AOS Tananarive at 37 04, Simplex Alfa. Houston. Out.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Apollo. Roger.

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Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston through Tananarive. Over.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, Apollo 11, this is Houston through Tananarive. Over.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Houston, Apollo 11. Read you on VHF A Simplex. How do you read? Over.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger, 11. This is Houston. We're reading you loud and fairly clearly. For your information, Canary radar shows you in a 103.0 by 103.0 orbit. Over.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

… We're just coming into the terminator here.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. One minute to LOS Tananarive; AOS Carnarvon is at 52 15. Over.

CommTech

TAN LOS.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston through Carnarvon. Over.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Houston, Apollo 11. Loud and clear. Over.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger, 11. We're reading you the same. Both the booster and the spacecraft are looking good to us. Over.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Houston, Apollo 11. Would you like to copy the alignment results?

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Okay. NOUN 71: we used 30 and 37, four balls 1; NOUN 93: plus 00016, plus 00033, plus 00152; GET 00 48 15; check star 34. Over.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger. Say again check star.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger. We copy. And the angles look good.

Michael Collins (CMP)

And tell Glenn Parker down at the Cape that he lucked out.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Understand. Tell Glenn Parker he lucked out.

Michael Collins (CMP)

Yes. He lucked out. He doesn't owe me a cup of coffee.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

This is Houston. Roger. We'll pass it on.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. One minute to LOS Carnarvon; AOS at Honeysuckle 59 33. Over.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger. And we request you turn up S-band volume for the Honeysuckle pass.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, Apollo 11, this is Houston on S-band. Radio check. Over.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Roger, Houston. Apollo 11 reads you loud and clear.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

This is Houston. Roger. Reading you the same. Out.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. A little over 1 minute to LOS at Honeysuckle. You'll be AOS at Goldstone at 1 29 02; LOS at Goldstone 1 33 55. Over.

Michael Collins (CMP)

Roger, Bruce. Thank you. We expect TV. We've got it all hooked up. We have not yet turned it on. We're ready to do that now.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger. We copy. We'll be configured and waiting for whatever you want to send down.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston through Guaymas. Over.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Roger, Houston. Reading you loud and clear.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger. Reading you the same. Coming up on AOS Goldstone.