Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Tranquility Base, little less than 10 minutes here. Everything looks good and we assume the steerable's in track mode AUTO.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Roger. It is in track mode AUTO.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

And both ED batteries are GO.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Tranquility, Houston. Roger.

Michael Collins (CMP)

Neil, I'm reading you on VHF. You sound good.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Yes sir. Couldn't be better. It's just purring along.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

ATT translation, four jets. Balance couple ON.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

TTCA jets, PROP PUSHBUTTON RESET, ABORT, ABORT STAGE RESET.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

DEADBAND, MINIMUM. ATT CONTROL to MODE CONTROL; MODE CONTROL, AUTO, both.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Okay. We're standing by for 2 minutes to—for the guidance steering in the AGS.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. You're looking good to us.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Roger. Guidance steering in the AGS.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Key moment The Eagle lifts off from the Moon: Okay. MASTER ARM ON.

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Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

9, 8, 7, 6, 5, abort stage, engine arm ascent, proceed.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

26, 36 feet per second up. Be advised of the pitchover. Very smooth. Balance couple, OFF. Very quiet ride. There's that one … on now.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. Request manual start override.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. One minute and you're looking good.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

A very quiet ride, just a little bit of slow wallowing back and forth. Not very much thruster activity.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

700, 150 up, beautiful. 9000. PGNS AGS agrees within a foot per second.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. You're looking good at 2. PGNS, AGS, and MSFN all agree.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

And that's a thousand, 170 up, beautiful. 14 000. And a foot per second again, AGS to PGNS.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

S band looks like it's holding good, Houston.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Roger. We concur. It's great.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. You're GO at 3 minutes. Everything's looking good.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Coming up to, … to the right.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

— this is H dot MAX now.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

We're going right down U.S. 1.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. Four minutes; you're going right down the track. Everything's great.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Now we got—got Sabine off to our right now.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Okay. There's Ritter out there. There it is, right there, there's Schmidt Man, that's impressive looking, isn't it?

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. You're looking good.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Looking good here. It's a pretty spectacular ride.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. You're still looking mighty fine.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Roger. Good agreement in DELTA V to go in both AGS and PGNS.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

700 to go. Okay, I'm going to open up the main shutoffs.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Ascent feed closed; pressure's holding good, cross feed ON, 350 to go.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Stand by on the engine arm. 90, okay, OFF, 50.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

SHUTDOWN.

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Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

We got 53373, 32.8 feet per second, 60 666.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle. Roger. We copy. It's great. Go.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

And we got—got our residuals.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. Trim residuals.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. Trim looks good.

Michael Collins (CMP)

Eagle, Columbia. … got a solid lock on in VHF ranging and … 480 feet per second.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Okay. That sounds a little—little on the high side.

Michael Collins (CMP)

Yes. I'll update it here shortly.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Okay, Houston. We show 47.3 by 9.5.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. Request abort stage, reset, … PROP reset, and mode control to ATT HOLD when you get a chance to.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. You can go ahead and proceed with P52 as per nominal.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

Roger, Houston. The Eagle is back in orbit, having left Tranquility Base and leaving behind a—a replica from our Apollo 11 patch and the olive branch.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. Roger. We copy. The whole world is proud of you.

Neil Armstrong (CDR)

We had a lot of help down there.

Michael Collins (CMP)

Eagle, Columbia. I've got 470 now for R dot, and I just broke lock. Could you hold silent for a few seconds here while I reacquire.

Michael Collins (CMP)

Columbia's reacquired you.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Columbia, Houston. Request P00 in ACCEPT, and we'll give you a good GO LM vector. Over.

Michael Collins (CMP)

Roger. Houston. Going to ACCEPT.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. You can go ahead and turn your updata link switch off.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Columbia, Houston. The computer is yours. Press on.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

Houston, the AGS has a DELTA H of 15.5.

Ronald Evans (CAPCOM)

Eagle, Houston. Roger. 15.5.

Buzz Aldrin (LMP)

And a maneuver of—and a maneuver of 51.3.