Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Down 2 1/2. Forward. Forward. Good.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

40 feet, down 2 1/2. Kicking up some dust.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

30 feet, 2 1/2 down. Faint shadow.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

4 forward. 4 forward. Drifting to the right a little. Okay. Down a half.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Key moment The Eagle touches down on the lunar surface: CONTACT LIGHT.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

MODE CONTROL—both AUTO. DESCENT ENGINE COMMAND OVERRIDE—OFF. ENGINE ARM—OFF.

Charlie Duke (CAPCOM)

We copy you down, Eagle.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Houston, Tranquility Base here.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

The Eagle has landed.

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Spoken on July 20, 1969, 8:18 p.m. UTC (45 years, 1 month ago). Link to this transcript range is: Tweet