Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Roger, Houston, Apollo 11. You are much clearer and adequately loud. Over.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Roger, 11, You are coming in five-by-five here. Beautiful signal.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

This is a lot better than this static we had previously.

Michael Collins (CMP)

And we got the time base fix indication on time.

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Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

This is Houston. Roger. Out.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. We just got telemetry back down on your booster, and it is looking good.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Roger. Everything looks good here.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Key moment Apollo 11 leaves Earth's orbit: Apollo 11, this is Houston. Slightly less than 1 minute to ignition, and everything is GO.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

We confirm ignition, and the thrust is GO.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston at 1 minute. Trajectory and guidance look good, and the stage is good. Over.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. Thrust is good. Everything's still looking good.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. Around 3-1/2 minutes. You're still looking good. Your predicted cut-off is right on the nominal.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. You are GO at 5 minutes.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, this is Houston. We show cut-off and we copy the numbers in NOUN 62.

Bruce McCandless (CAPCOM)

Apollo 11, Houston. Do you read?