0 00:00:00,100 --> 00:00:13,000 Downloaded from xPau.se 1 00:00:43,628 --> 00:00:45,130 (ENGINE HUMMING) 2 00:00:51,886 --> 00:00:53,096 (WHOOSHING) 3 00:00:53,972 --> 00:00:54,973 (GRUNTS) 4 00:00:55,890 --> 00:00:57,142 (PANTING) 5 00:00:58,435 --> 00:00:59,644 (RATTLING) 6 00:01:18,830 --> 00:01:21,332 BUTCH: (OVER RADIO) Twenty seconds to drop. 7 00:01:22,625 --> 00:01:24,185 JOE: (OVER RADIO) Arm switch lite check. 8 00:01:25,837 --> 00:01:27,881 Brakes out, check. (AIR HISSING) 9 00:01:30,842 --> 00:01:32,135 What's your mixing chambers? 10 00:01:32,469 --> 00:01:35,680 BUTCH: Real rough up here, fluctuating a half degree on each side. 11 00:01:35,889 --> 00:01:38,016 JOE: I see that. 12 00:01:39,642 --> 00:01:40,935 BUTCH: Ten seconds. 13 00:01:41,186 --> 00:01:42,604 (PANTING HEAVILY) 14 00:01:48,777 --> 00:01:50,069 (EXHALING) 15 00:01:52,614 --> 00:01:55,992 JOE: Good on track, 15 seconds. Huh? 16 00:02:11,508 --> 00:02:13,968 (ENGINE HUMMING) 17 00:02:33,780 --> 00:02:35,156 (METAL CREAKING) 18 00:02:45,792 --> 00:02:46,793 (CREAKING CONTINUES) 19 00:02:48,753 --> 00:02:49,963 (SCREAMS) 20 00:02:50,046 --> 00:02:51,464 (GASPING) 21 00:02:57,262 --> 00:02:58,263 (EXHALES) 22 00:03:25,999 --> 00:03:28,001 JOE: Give us a visual estimate of your location. 23 00:03:30,336 --> 00:03:33,464 Okay. 140,000 feet. On your way down. 24 00:03:37,802 --> 00:03:38,803 (RATTLING) 25 00:03:41,639 --> 00:03:43,766 Approaching 115,000 feet. 26 00:03:44,475 --> 00:03:46,394 Should be regaining aerodynamic control. 27 00:03:48,646 --> 00:03:49,772 Right turn. 28 00:03:56,905 --> 00:03:59,240 We show you ballooning, not turning. 29 00:04:07,916 --> 00:04:10,752 Altitude rising. A lot more right. 30 00:04:13,004 --> 00:04:14,923 Neil, you're bouncing off the atmosphere. 31 00:04:15,006 --> 00:04:16,007 (NEIL CLEARS THROAT) 32 00:04:19,427 --> 00:04:20,720 (RADIO STATIC) 33 00:04:20,803 --> 00:04:22,847 JOE: (DISTORTED) The altitude's still rising, Neil. 34 00:04:24,349 --> 00:04:25,350 (GASPING) 35 00:04:26,434 --> 00:04:27,435 (RAPIDLY FLIPPING SWITCH) 36 00:04:40,490 --> 00:04:41,491 (GRUNTS) 37 00:04:48,748 --> 00:04:49,832 (METAL CREAKING) 38 00:05:24,367 --> 00:05:26,703 JOE: You're gonna have to stretch out your glide. 39 00:05:30,915 --> 00:05:32,500 You seem to be a tad short. 40 00:05:32,625 --> 00:05:33,626 (NEIL GRUNTS) 41 00:05:40,425 --> 00:05:42,176 Stow your flaps down, Neil. 42 00:05:43,636 --> 00:05:44,929 (PANTING) 43 00:05:46,389 --> 00:05:47,473 (THUDS) 44 00:05:47,932 --> 00:05:48,933 (GRUNTING) 45 00:06:07,618 --> 00:06:09,370 I'm down. 46 00:06:12,248 --> 00:06:14,083 JOE: Roger. 47 00:06:40,318 --> 00:06:41,736 (CREAKING) 48 00:06:42,028 --> 00:06:43,029 (SIGHS) 49 00:06:43,780 --> 00:06:45,114 You okay? 50 00:06:48,826 --> 00:06:49,869 Yeah. 51 00:06:50,787 --> 00:06:52,121 Okay, Neil. 52 00:06:56,125 --> 00:06:58,169 Kid's a good engineer. 53 00:06:58,461 --> 00:07:00,171 But he's distracted. 54 00:07:00,671 --> 00:07:02,173 JOE: He got home, Chuck. 55 00:07:02,298 --> 00:07:04,978 He bounced off the atmosphere and still figured out how to get home. 56 00:07:05,051 --> 00:07:06,469 CHUCK: Third mishap this month. 57 00:07:06,552 --> 00:07:08,763 Bikle should ground him before he hurts himself. 58 00:07:20,525 --> 00:07:21,859 (MECHANICAL WHIRRING) 59 00:07:29,700 --> 00:07:30,701 (WHIRRING STOPS) 60 00:07:38,084 --> 00:07:40,002 (WHIRRING RESUMES) 61 00:07:49,053 --> 00:07:50,221 (KAREN CRYING) 62 00:07:52,098 --> 00:07:54,225 (SOFTLY) There you go. (RETCHES) 63 00:07:54,642 --> 00:07:56,227 It's okay. 64 00:07:56,894 --> 00:07:58,729 It's okay, sweetheart. (CRYING) 65 00:08:12,827 --> 00:08:13,828 (GASPS) 66 00:08:14,996 --> 00:08:16,289 What's that? 67 00:08:20,543 --> 00:08:22,086 Look. Who's that? 68 00:08:29,218 --> 00:08:30,678 Is that a kite? 69 00:08:32,638 --> 00:08:34,473 Does that fly in the sky? 70 00:08:34,640 --> 00:08:35,641 Yeah. 71 00:08:36,601 --> 00:08:37,977 How? 72 00:08:41,022 --> 00:08:42,732 (SINGING) I see the moon 73 00:08:44,358 --> 00:08:47,445 The moon sees me 74 00:08:48,029 --> 00:08:53,993 Down through the leaves of the old oak tree 75 00:08:55,161 --> 00:09:01,042 Please let the light that shines on me 76 00:09:02,877 --> 00:09:07,882 Shine on the one I love 77 00:09:09,091 --> 00:09:11,469 NEIL: Maybe I should talk to Dr. Johns about it. 78 00:09:12,261 --> 00:09:13,262 JACK: Who? 79 00:09:13,346 --> 00:09:15,139 Dr. Harold Johns. 80 00:09:16,140 --> 00:09:18,517 He developed a procedure in Saskatchewan. 81 00:09:18,726 --> 00:09:20,561 So you'd go to Canada? 82 00:09:20,728 --> 00:09:22,772 I guess I would take some time off. 83 00:09:23,397 --> 00:09:24,815 Why don't you talk to the hospital? 84 00:09:24,982 --> 00:09:26,025 See if the tumor might... 85 00:09:26,108 --> 00:09:28,110 I spoke to them already. 86 00:09:28,569 --> 00:09:31,364 I'm sorry, Neil. I wish I had more to offer. 87 00:09:31,864 --> 00:09:34,492 That's okay, Jack. Appreciate it. Of course. 88 00:09:35,409 --> 00:09:37,536 Give my love to June. You got it. 89 00:09:37,620 --> 00:09:39,705 Okay, bye now. Bye. 90 00:09:58,641 --> 00:10:00,768 NEIL: Now, who made that? You or Grace? 91 00:10:00,851 --> 00:10:01,936 JOE: Grace did. 92 00:10:02,186 --> 00:10:03,896 I'll take it, then. 93 00:10:03,980 --> 00:10:05,815 Thank you. Thank you. 94 00:10:06,399 --> 00:10:07,719 JOE: Dick Day called from Houston. 95 00:10:07,775 --> 00:10:09,235 He was asking after you. 96 00:10:09,318 --> 00:10:11,279 That about Gemini? 97 00:10:12,154 --> 00:10:15,283 They're looking for pilots with a solid background in engineering. 98 00:10:16,242 --> 00:10:19,704 (SIGHS) Well, maybe once Karen starts feeling better. 99 00:10:20,538 --> 00:10:23,124 Just, you know, I wouldn't wanna move her until then. 100 00:10:25,793 --> 00:10:28,129 Well, it would be nice to keep you around. 101 00:10:28,838 --> 00:10:30,631 JOE: Enjoy the casserole. NEIL: Thank you. 102 00:10:30,840 --> 00:10:32,049 JOE: You're welcome. 103 00:10:34,218 --> 00:10:35,553 Joe. Hey, Jan. 104 00:10:35,761 --> 00:10:37,555 You, uh, hanging in? 105 00:10:37,763 --> 00:10:39,640 Oh, you know. 106 00:10:41,559 --> 00:10:43,519 It's nice of you to come by. 107 00:10:43,728 --> 00:10:45,313 Of course. 108 00:10:48,607 --> 00:10:50,484 Night, now. 109 00:10:56,324 --> 00:10:57,575 (CAR STARTS) 110 00:11:33,444 --> 00:11:34,612 (LEVER SQUEAKING) 111 00:11:53,464 --> 00:11:54,882 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS) 112 00:12:10,940 --> 00:12:12,274 Dad, wanna come play? 113 00:12:14,026 --> 00:12:15,194 (MARBLE ROLLING) 114 00:12:16,237 --> 00:12:18,239 I should, uh... 115 00:12:19,281 --> 00:12:21,534 I have to help your mother. 116 00:12:42,930 --> 00:12:43,931 (SNIFFLES) 117 00:12:45,850 --> 00:12:46,976 (SOBS SOFTLY) 118 00:13:05,870 --> 00:13:06,871 (SOBBING) 119 00:13:27,933 --> 00:13:28,934 (SNIFFLES) 120 00:13:49,788 --> 00:13:51,790 I thought I might go to work. 121 00:13:57,046 --> 00:13:58,756 Okay. 122 00:14:16,982 --> 00:14:18,418 JOE: They're gonna use VTOL technology. 123 00:14:18,442 --> 00:14:20,212 BUTCH: They don't even have it figured out how to get there yet. 124 00:14:20,236 --> 00:14:21,737 I'm not gonna waste my time on... 125 00:14:23,405 --> 00:14:24,740 Morning. 126 00:14:26,784 --> 00:14:28,118 Neil. 127 00:14:28,827 --> 00:14:30,955 JOE: You can take a few days off, you know. 128 00:14:32,581 --> 00:14:34,208 I know. 129 00:14:34,750 --> 00:14:38,921 I'm just getting up to speed on the new delta wing in the UK. 130 00:14:40,839 --> 00:14:42,508 Bikle canceled the trip. 131 00:14:44,385 --> 00:14:48,180 He wants you focused on writing up the pilot report from your last flight. 132 00:14:55,938 --> 00:14:57,565 Am I grounded, Joe? 133 00:15:00,109 --> 00:15:02,278 Write up the report on the bounce, okay? 134 00:15:16,792 --> 00:15:18,210 (EXHALES DEEPLY) 135 00:16:01,545 --> 00:16:03,088 Civilian? 136 00:16:03,756 --> 00:16:06,091 Yeah. Yeah. Me, too. 137 00:16:07,009 --> 00:16:09,219 Elliot. Neil. 138 00:16:11,805 --> 00:16:13,140 Tough morning, huh? 139 00:16:13,432 --> 00:16:15,893 I barely lasted two minutes in that ice bath. 140 00:16:16,769 --> 00:16:18,687 Of course, I suppose NASA's more interested 141 00:16:18,771 --> 00:16:20,314 in the psychological reaction. 142 00:16:21,815 --> 00:16:27,196 Well, I think I made it pretty clear that I thought it was cold. 143 00:16:28,656 --> 00:16:29,657 (CHUCKLES) 144 00:16:30,574 --> 00:16:31,617 Armstrong. 145 00:16:33,994 --> 00:16:34,995 Good luck. 146 00:16:35,079 --> 00:16:36,121 And to you, too. 147 00:16:41,001 --> 00:16:42,294 Another egghead. 148 00:16:42,503 --> 00:16:45,063 BOB: Neil, we've been chatting with candidates about the program. 149 00:16:45,339 --> 00:16:48,884 As you know, our decision to forego direct ascent 150 00:16:49,009 --> 00:16:51,178 in favor of a lunar orbit rendezvous approach 151 00:16:51,261 --> 00:16:52,554 to the eventual Moon mission 152 00:16:52,638 --> 00:16:54,056 has had a major impact on Gemini. 153 00:16:54,139 --> 00:16:55,779 Do you have any thoughts on that decision? 154 00:16:57,351 --> 00:17:00,312 Well, even considering von Braun's initial criticism, 155 00:17:00,396 --> 00:17:04,525 it seems that the payload saved by parking the primary vehicle in orbit 156 00:17:04,692 --> 00:17:07,820 and sending a smaller ship down to the lunar surface 157 00:17:07,903 --> 00:17:09,655 is well worth the resulting challenges. 158 00:17:09,738 --> 00:17:11,198 What do you see as the challenges? 159 00:17:11,532 --> 00:17:13,367 Cislunar navigation, for one. 160 00:17:13,450 --> 00:17:14,910 And rendezvous and docking. 161 00:17:15,035 --> 00:17:16,829 Why do you think spaceflight's important? 162 00:17:19,581 --> 00:17:25,337 I had a few, uh, opportunities in the X-15 to observe the atmosphere. 163 00:17:26,088 --> 00:17:30,300 It was so thin, such a small part of the Earth 164 00:17:30,384 --> 00:17:31,635 you could barely see it at all. 165 00:17:31,719 --> 00:17:34,471 And when you're down here in the crowd and you look up, it... 166 00:17:35,222 --> 00:17:37,891 It looks pretty big and you don't think about it too much, but... 167 00:17:39,226 --> 00:17:44,064 When you get a different vantage point, it changes your perspective. 168 00:17:45,691 --> 00:17:49,945 I don't know what space exploration will uncover, 169 00:17:50,028 --> 00:17:55,367 but I don't think it'll be exploration just for the sake of exploration. 170 00:17:55,701 --> 00:18:00,622 I think it'll be more the fact that it allows us to see things 171 00:18:00,789 --> 00:18:04,668 that maybe we should've seen a long time ago. 172 00:18:04,835 --> 00:18:09,381 But just haven't been able to until now. 173 00:18:12,217 --> 00:18:14,344 Does anyone have anything else? JOHN: Yeah. 174 00:18:14,720 --> 00:18:16,638 Neil, I was sorry to hear about your daughter. 175 00:18:19,683 --> 00:18:22,394 I'm sorry, is there a question? 176 00:18:22,644 --> 00:18:23,645 JOHN: Um... 177 00:18:24,730 --> 00:18:28,484 (STAMMERS) What I mean is, uh, do you think it will have an effect? 178 00:18:32,738 --> 00:18:34,990 I think it would be 179 00:18:35,073 --> 00:18:37,826 unreasonable to assume that it wouldn't have some effect. 180 00:18:40,204 --> 00:18:41,413 BOB: All right, Neil. 181 00:18:41,497 --> 00:18:43,290 Thank you. That's fine. 182 00:18:44,291 --> 00:18:47,169 Thank you. Thank you for your time. 183 00:18:50,297 --> 00:18:51,298 (TELEPHONE RINGS) 184 00:18:54,718 --> 00:18:56,053 Hello? 185 00:18:57,429 --> 00:18:58,639 Yeah, sure. Neil. 186 00:19:00,265 --> 00:19:02,142 Hello? Can I go play outside? 187 00:19:02,559 --> 00:19:03,685 Yeah. 188 00:19:05,562 --> 00:19:07,064 Yes, sir. 189 00:19:09,566 --> 00:19:11,109 Thank you, sir. 190 00:19:15,197 --> 00:19:17,032 I got it. 191 00:19:23,664 --> 00:19:25,249 It's a fresh start. 192 00:19:27,000 --> 00:19:28,752 Are you sure? 193 00:19:30,337 --> 00:19:31,672 Yeah. 194 00:19:36,885 --> 00:19:38,053 Hey. 195 00:19:39,346 --> 00:19:40,973 It'll be an adventure. 196 00:19:58,949 --> 00:20:00,868 NARRATOR: Since the time of Jules Verne, 197 00:20:00,951 --> 00:20:04,079 man has imagined traveling to the Moon. 198 00:20:04,246 --> 00:20:06,206 The old idea of how to get to the Moon 199 00:20:06,290 --> 00:20:09,543 was to send one spacecraft all the way there and back. 200 00:20:09,793 --> 00:20:13,088 However, NASA engineers have developed a modern approach. 201 00:20:13,255 --> 00:20:18,260 Where one rocket contains several ships that will make the journey together. 202 00:20:18,427 --> 00:20:20,262 Just as Columbus took a rowboat 203 00:20:20,345 --> 00:20:23,098 from the Santa María to the shore of the New World. 204 00:20:23,432 --> 00:20:25,934 The astronauts will take a smaller spacecraft 205 00:20:26,018 --> 00:20:29,021 from the mothership down to the lunar surface. 206 00:20:29,187 --> 00:20:31,773 When it's time to return, the smaller craft 207 00:20:31,857 --> 00:20:33,525 will lift off from the surface 208 00:20:33,817 --> 00:20:37,779 and dock with the mothership, which will then power the crew back to Earth. 209 00:20:38,030 --> 00:20:40,741 Thus, thanks to the brilliant minds of NASA, 210 00:20:40,824 --> 00:20:43,201 the age-old dream of going to the Moon 211 00:20:43,327 --> 00:20:45,203 will soon be achieved. 212 00:20:54,004 --> 00:20:56,298 DEKE: Sputnik, Sputnik 2... 213 00:20:56,548 --> 00:20:58,091 Vostok... 214 00:20:58,175 --> 00:20:59,343 Gagarin. 215 00:20:59,593 --> 00:21:03,263 The Soviets have beaten us at every single major space accomplishment. 216 00:21:03,513 --> 00:21:05,182 Our program couldn't compete. 217 00:21:05,849 --> 00:21:08,226 So we've chosen to focus on a job so difficult, 218 00:21:08,310 --> 00:21:10,896 requiring so many technological developments, 219 00:21:11,355 --> 00:21:14,358 that the Russians are gonna have to start from scratch. 220 00:21:14,691 --> 00:21:16,193 As will we. 221 00:21:18,320 --> 00:21:19,321 (KNOCKING ON DOOR) 222 00:21:20,697 --> 00:21:22,157 Hi. I'm Pat. Hi. 223 00:21:22,324 --> 00:21:25,410 Got here about a week before you, so welcome to the neighborhood. 224 00:21:25,494 --> 00:21:27,829 Oh, that's so nice of you. (SIGHS) 225 00:21:27,913 --> 00:21:29,081 I'm Janet. 226 00:21:29,164 --> 00:21:30,999 Nice to meet you. Nice to meet you. 227 00:21:31,208 --> 00:21:33,961 DEKE: So, instead of here, we go... 228 00:21:41,802 --> 00:21:42,928 (BOARD SCRAPING) 229 00:21:55,148 --> 00:21:56,149 Here. 230 00:21:56,650 --> 00:21:58,443 That's to scale. Check it. 231 00:21:58,735 --> 00:22:00,112 PAT: That's my husband, Ed. 232 00:22:00,195 --> 00:22:02,823 And that's Eddie Junior. I don't know where Bonnie is. 233 00:22:03,281 --> 00:22:04,783 You've got two? I do. 234 00:22:05,033 --> 00:22:07,577 I see... Is this your first one? Oh. 235 00:22:07,661 --> 00:22:10,122 No, no. We've got a boy, Rick. 236 00:22:10,497 --> 00:22:11,832 How old is he? 237 00:22:11,957 --> 00:22:13,250 He's five and a half. 238 00:22:13,500 --> 00:22:14,740 Oh, we should get them together. 239 00:22:14,960 --> 00:22:16,420 DEKE: If we wanna get this done, 240 00:22:16,628 --> 00:22:19,172 we need to prove that two ships can find each other in orbit 241 00:22:19,256 --> 00:22:20,966 and dock without crashing. 242 00:22:21,633 --> 00:22:23,844 That's the primary mission of Project Gemini. 243 00:22:24,261 --> 00:22:25,470 When we think you're ready, 244 00:22:25,554 --> 00:22:28,640 each of you will be assigned a flight with a specific task. 245 00:22:28,890 --> 00:22:32,310 Only after we master all these tasks do we move on to Apollo. 246 00:22:32,728 --> 00:22:34,354 Consider trying to land on the Moon. 247 00:22:34,730 --> 00:22:36,130 It's nice to meet you. And you, Pat. 248 00:22:36,189 --> 00:22:37,482 Bye. Bye. 249 00:22:38,483 --> 00:22:39,985 PAT: Eddie! Put that down. 250 00:22:40,277 --> 00:22:41,528 DEKE: Gus... 251 00:22:41,903 --> 00:22:43,238 You got anything to add? 252 00:22:44,364 --> 00:22:45,866 Just do your job. 253 00:22:49,286 --> 00:22:50,704 Almost to scale. 254 00:22:51,204 --> 00:22:56,001 GUS: The Multi-Axis Trainer was designed to replicate roll coupling on three axes. 255 00:22:56,752 --> 00:22:58,795 The kind you might encounter in space. 256 00:23:00,130 --> 00:23:04,801 The challenge is to stabilize the machine before you pass out. 257 00:23:05,677 --> 00:23:08,221 First victim, Armstrong. 258 00:23:46,301 --> 00:23:47,511 (MACHINE HUMMING) 259 00:23:59,689 --> 00:24:00,941 (WHIRRING) 260 00:24:30,387 --> 00:24:31,388 (EXHALES) 261 00:24:54,661 --> 00:24:55,871 White, you're up. 262 00:24:56,121 --> 00:24:57,622 Yeah, I got it. 263 00:24:58,039 --> 00:24:59,040 I'm okay. 264 00:25:02,377 --> 00:25:03,545 Let's go again. 265 00:25:05,714 --> 00:25:06,715 (MACHINE HUMMING) 266 00:25:08,967 --> 00:25:09,968 (EXHALES) 267 00:25:13,221 --> 00:25:14,222 (RETCHING) 268 00:25:17,976 --> 00:25:18,977 (FLUSHING) 269 00:25:27,319 --> 00:25:28,486 (GAGS) 270 00:25:29,196 --> 00:25:30,780 ED: Oh, fuck. 271 00:25:30,864 --> 00:25:31,865 (RETCHING) 272 00:25:46,671 --> 00:25:48,840 Gentlemen, welcome to Basic Rocket Physics. 273 00:25:49,257 --> 00:25:51,593 We'll just be covering the first chapter tonight. 274 00:25:53,178 --> 00:25:55,513 When using a multi-stage launch vehicle, 275 00:25:55,680 --> 00:25:59,684 it's necessary to determine what the right sizing is of those stages. 276 00:26:38,556 --> 00:26:39,849 Hi. 277 00:26:40,016 --> 00:26:41,309 Hi. 278 00:26:44,354 --> 00:26:45,438 You okay? 279 00:26:45,814 --> 00:26:47,440 Yeah. (CLEARS THROAT) 280 00:26:47,524 --> 00:26:50,902 Just thinking about this lecture. It's kinda neat. 281 00:26:54,030 --> 00:26:55,740 What's neat about it? 282 00:26:57,742 --> 00:26:58,785 Well, 283 00:26:59,035 --> 00:27:02,080 it was about how to rendezvous with the Agena. 284 00:27:02,455 --> 00:27:05,208 If you thrust, it actually slows you down 285 00:27:05,292 --> 00:27:06,852 because it puts you into a higher orbit, 286 00:27:06,918 --> 00:27:09,671 so you have to reduce thrust and drop into a lower orbit 287 00:27:09,838 --> 00:27:11,214 in order to catch up. 288 00:27:11,339 --> 00:27:13,425 It's backwards from what they teach you as a pilot. 289 00:27:13,508 --> 00:27:17,846 But if you work the math, it... It follows. 290 00:27:19,681 --> 00:27:20,974 It's kinda neat. 291 00:27:21,558 --> 00:27:22,559 (CHUCKLES SOFTLY) 292 00:27:23,310 --> 00:27:24,436 Yeah. 293 00:27:25,020 --> 00:27:26,146 What's funny? 294 00:27:26,354 --> 00:27:28,315 No, it's not funny. It's just... 295 00:27:31,026 --> 00:27:32,610 It's kinda neat. 296 00:27:34,070 --> 00:27:35,572 (BOTH LAUGHING) 297 00:27:42,037 --> 00:27:43,038 (SLOW MUSIC PLAYING) 298 00:27:56,301 --> 00:27:58,011 Do you remember this? 299 00:27:59,804 --> 00:28:00,972 Yeah. 300 00:28:01,639 --> 00:28:03,558 I'm surprised that you remember it. 301 00:28:54,442 --> 00:28:55,860 (SLOW FOLK SONG PLAYING) 302 00:28:56,903 --> 00:28:58,363 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATION) 303 00:29:00,281 --> 00:29:01,282 (GIRL LAUGHING) 304 00:29:01,449 --> 00:29:02,909 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATION) 305 00:29:03,952 --> 00:29:04,994 ELLIOT: Great. Thank you. 306 00:29:05,120 --> 00:29:06,704 MARILYN: Thank you for having us. 307 00:29:06,788 --> 00:29:08,108 PAT: It's a pleasure. (CLATTERING) 308 00:29:08,206 --> 00:29:09,624 Carrie. (GIRL LAUGHS) 309 00:29:09,707 --> 00:29:11,227 PAT: Here you go. Would you like some salad? 310 00:29:11,251 --> 00:29:13,920 ELLIOT: Thank you. That's a lovely piano, Pat. Do you play? 311 00:29:14,003 --> 00:29:16,214 Bonnie's taking lessons. Mmm. 312 00:29:16,423 --> 00:29:18,550 Well, perhaps we'll sing for our supper. 313 00:29:20,635 --> 00:29:21,845 Neil plays piano? 314 00:29:22,011 --> 00:29:23,847 Neil knows all kinds of show tunes. 315 00:29:24,097 --> 00:29:25,598 Janet... Oh, come on. 316 00:29:25,682 --> 00:29:27,201 He was musical director at his fraternity in college. 317 00:29:27,225 --> 00:29:28,309 Honey... 318 00:29:28,393 --> 00:29:30,246 JANET: Yeah, he wrote the musical for the all-student revue. 319 00:29:30,270 --> 00:29:31,747 NEIL: I didn't write the music. Yeah, you did. 320 00:29:31,771 --> 00:29:35,108 No, we used music from Gilbert and Sullivan. 321 00:29:35,275 --> 00:29:36,818 JANET: Well, he wrote all-new lyrics. 322 00:29:37,527 --> 00:29:39,529 The Land of Egelloc. 323 00:29:40,029 --> 00:29:41,531 It was quite funny. 324 00:29:41,656 --> 00:29:44,659 The Land of Egelloc? 325 00:29:44,868 --> 00:29:46,119 Egelloc. JANET: Mmm-hmm. 326 00:29:46,411 --> 00:29:47,579 You've never heard of it? 327 00:29:48,163 --> 00:29:49,247 I haven't. 328 00:29:49,414 --> 00:29:51,374 NEIL: Oh, I'm surprised. It's a distant land. 329 00:29:51,624 --> 00:29:53,668 But, uh, it's a magical place. 330 00:29:53,751 --> 00:29:55,295 It's "college" spelled backwards. 331 00:29:59,007 --> 00:30:00,300 Seriously? 332 00:30:02,260 --> 00:30:03,344 Yep. 333 00:30:03,470 --> 00:30:04,762 (LAUGHTER) 334 00:30:07,682 --> 00:30:10,477 ED: You're, uh, backup on 5, huh? ELLIOT: Yeah. 335 00:30:10,643 --> 00:30:12,443 Don't worry, you'll get your own mission soon. 336 00:30:13,146 --> 00:30:15,106 How's training going on 4? It's good. 337 00:30:15,231 --> 00:30:16,524 I think we're close on EVA. 338 00:30:17,358 --> 00:30:18,776 First man to walk in space. 339 00:30:19,319 --> 00:30:20,487 That'd be something, huh? 340 00:30:20,653 --> 00:30:23,114 Yeah. Well, you know, the walking's the easy part. 341 00:30:23,448 --> 00:30:25,450 It's getting back inside that's tough. 342 00:30:25,617 --> 00:30:28,703 You know, it'd be a hell of a ride to come back with my tail hanging out. 343 00:30:28,870 --> 00:30:31,664 Oh, I think McDivitt will cut the cord before that ever happens. 344 00:30:31,748 --> 00:30:34,209 ED: Whoa, whoa, whoa. You throttle back there, Armstrong. 345 00:30:34,292 --> 00:30:36,169 Ed! Phone for you. Yeah? 346 00:30:36,252 --> 00:30:37,837 Yeah, who is it? It's Deke. 347 00:30:38,004 --> 00:30:39,005 Okay, hang on. 348 00:30:39,172 --> 00:30:40,608 ELLIOT: I think that's Castor and Pollux. 349 00:30:40,632 --> 00:30:41,632 (LAUGHS) 350 00:30:41,716 --> 00:30:44,052 I was testing you. And you passed. (LAUGHS) 351 00:30:44,969 --> 00:30:46,572 NEIL: I thought about letting it fly, but... 352 00:30:46,596 --> 00:30:47,680 ELLIOT: Yeah. 353 00:30:47,764 --> 00:30:48,765 (BOTH LAUGH) 354 00:30:52,727 --> 00:30:54,771 ED: No, I'll turn it on right now. 355 00:30:55,563 --> 00:30:56,689 Hey, guys. 356 00:30:56,981 --> 00:30:59,210 MALE NEWSCASTER: With a Soviet pressure suit, we're told, 357 00:30:59,234 --> 00:31:01,194 that was designed for the lunar surface. 358 00:31:01,361 --> 00:31:02,487 ED: I'll call you back. 359 00:31:02,654 --> 00:31:06,407 This is, of course, mankind's first EVA, or extravehicular activity. 360 00:31:06,574 --> 00:31:08,409 Within the American space program, 361 00:31:08,576 --> 00:31:13,039 EVA is seen as one of the crucial tests the astronauts must master 362 00:31:13,206 --> 00:31:16,543 if they are to successfully carry out their mission to the Moon. 363 00:31:17,043 --> 00:31:19,837 Astronaut Ed White was scheduled to perform 364 00:31:19,963 --> 00:31:22,882 the first EVA during Gemini 4. (ED SLAMS TABLE) 365 00:31:23,258 --> 00:31:25,176 So this is yet another major victory 366 00:31:25,260 --> 00:31:28,221 for the Soviet Union in the Space Race. 367 00:31:30,390 --> 00:31:31,808 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS) 368 00:31:38,147 --> 00:31:39,607 PETE: We got it from here. 369 00:31:40,942 --> 00:31:42,318 MAN: Thanks, Elliot. 370 00:31:50,326 --> 00:31:51,578 ELLIOT: Eight days up there. 371 00:31:51,786 --> 00:31:54,080 To be honest, I'm kinda glad we didn't get this one. 372 00:31:54,330 --> 00:31:56,374 Hope they don't kill each other. 373 00:31:58,543 --> 00:32:00,753 At least it'd be quieter around here. (SNORTS) 374 00:32:01,629 --> 00:32:03,256 (MEN TALKING INDISTINCTLY) 375 00:32:09,887 --> 00:32:11,055 DEKE: Neil! 376 00:32:11,472 --> 00:32:12,557 (MUTTERS SOFTLY) 377 00:32:13,891 --> 00:32:15,977 Neil Armstrong, our backup commander. 378 00:32:16,227 --> 00:32:17,312 Buzz Aldrin. 379 00:32:17,395 --> 00:32:18,438 Roger Chaffee. 380 00:32:18,521 --> 00:32:21,649 Couple of greenhorns from third group. They'll be at blockhouse for launch. 381 00:32:21,983 --> 00:32:24,110 Listen, can I speak to you for a minute? 382 00:32:24,193 --> 00:32:25,320 Fellas. 383 00:32:26,738 --> 00:32:28,072 (MAN SHOUTING INDISTINCTLY) 384 00:32:30,575 --> 00:32:33,119 We're putting you in command of Gemini 8. 385 00:32:33,286 --> 00:32:34,746 Dave Scott is gonna be your pilot. 386 00:32:35,830 --> 00:32:38,791 We get the Agena back online. 387 00:32:39,375 --> 00:32:41,544 You're probably gonna be the first to dock. 388 00:32:44,047 --> 00:32:45,423 (MEN TALKING INDISTINCTLY) 389 00:32:48,426 --> 00:32:51,179 Don't worry about Elliot. We'll put that brain of his to work. 390 00:32:51,429 --> 00:32:55,350 We've got a big EVA planned for 8. Dave's a workhorse. 391 00:32:56,643 --> 00:32:57,644 Yes, sir. 392 00:32:57,852 --> 00:32:59,896 I'll talk to you later today. Thank you. 393 00:33:03,900 --> 00:33:06,194 (INDISTINCT) 394 00:33:08,488 --> 00:33:10,615 (SHOW TUNE PLAYING) (WATER SPLASHING) 395 00:33:12,116 --> 00:33:16,037 GIRL: (LAUGHING) My eye! My eye! 396 00:33:17,330 --> 00:33:18,831 GIRL: Mr. Armstrong. 397 00:33:19,957 --> 00:33:21,292 PAT: When'd you start swimming? 398 00:33:21,459 --> 00:33:23,437 JANET: I don't remember exactly, but I think school. 399 00:33:23,461 --> 00:33:24,545 In high school? 400 00:33:24,629 --> 00:33:28,508 Yeah. And we had a... We had a summer house in northern Wisconsin 401 00:33:28,591 --> 00:33:30,885 and I just used to go to the lake and fish 402 00:33:30,968 --> 00:33:33,429 and I just used to swim for miles and miles. 403 00:33:33,513 --> 00:33:34,764 I've always loved it. 404 00:33:35,098 --> 00:33:36,099 (YELLS) 405 00:33:37,892 --> 00:33:40,019 Nothing quite compares to your terrible life. 406 00:33:40,103 --> 00:33:41,354 (BOTH LAUGH) 407 00:33:44,774 --> 00:33:45,858 You got it comin'. 408 00:33:51,406 --> 00:33:53,991 It's the longest bridge in the world, but... 409 00:33:54,075 --> 00:33:56,261 NEIL: It's the second-largest suspension bridge in the world 410 00:33:56,285 --> 00:33:58,205 but these cables are the longest. (KNOCK ON DOOR) 411 00:33:59,622 --> 00:34:01,207 Hey, Ed. ED: Oh, hi. 412 00:34:01,374 --> 00:34:03,042 Can I speak with Neil? 413 00:34:03,334 --> 00:34:06,087 Yeah, sure. Why don't you come on in? You're soaked. 414 00:34:06,629 --> 00:34:09,632 No, I'll... I'll wait here. Thanks. 415 00:34:11,426 --> 00:34:12,528 NEIL: You could fly under there. 416 00:34:12,552 --> 00:34:14,345 RICK: That would hurt if you jumped under it. 417 00:34:15,012 --> 00:34:18,725 NEIL: What's that? That would hurt if you jumped over it. 418 00:34:19,475 --> 00:34:20,727 (CHUCKLES) Yeah. 419 00:34:20,893 --> 00:34:22,061 Uh, here are the sky pieces... 420 00:34:22,145 --> 00:34:23,563 JANET: Neil. Ed's outside. 421 00:34:24,147 --> 00:34:26,315 Okay. Excuse me, son. 422 00:34:28,401 --> 00:34:29,402 Hi. 423 00:34:30,236 --> 00:34:31,404 Do you wanna come in? 424 00:34:31,571 --> 00:34:33,489 Some bad news about Elliot. 425 00:34:37,994 --> 00:34:40,079 No, I know. Deke told me he bumped him, but... 426 00:34:40,163 --> 00:34:43,249 Neil, Elliot and Charlie were flying into St. Louis this morning. 427 00:34:43,332 --> 00:34:45,793 Their T-38 crashed on approach. 428 00:34:51,174 --> 00:34:52,175 Oh. 429 00:34:57,513 --> 00:34:59,265 There was a lot of fog. 430 00:35:13,905 --> 00:35:16,699 RICK: So did you really fly under that bridge? 431 00:35:22,455 --> 00:35:24,248 Was it fun? 432 00:35:25,458 --> 00:35:27,168 Were you scared? 433 00:35:27,627 --> 00:35:28,878 JANET: Ricky. 434 00:35:29,337 --> 00:35:30,379 Honey. 435 00:35:30,463 --> 00:35:33,090 Why don't you go and get your homework so I can check it? 436 00:35:33,257 --> 00:35:34,258 RICK: Yes, ma'am. 437 00:35:40,807 --> 00:35:42,183 Who was it? 438 00:35:48,898 --> 00:35:50,233 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS) 439 00:35:52,610 --> 00:35:53,611 GUS: Shit. 440 00:35:54,445 --> 00:35:55,947 How the hell did this happen? 441 00:35:56,656 --> 00:35:57,657 Mmm. 442 00:35:57,907 --> 00:36:00,576 Cernan told me cloud cover was down to 500 feet. 443 00:36:00,993 --> 00:36:02,870 Probably never saw the building. 444 00:36:03,329 --> 00:36:04,914 Clearly, the error was the approach. 445 00:36:04,997 --> 00:36:06,999 He was coming in too slow to reach the runway. 446 00:36:12,046 --> 00:36:13,297 What? 447 00:36:15,550 --> 00:36:19,637 You know Deke had his doubts about him, that's why he moved Elliot off 8. 448 00:36:20,888 --> 00:36:22,765 Deke gave Elliot his own command. 449 00:36:23,474 --> 00:36:26,519 Elliot wasn't aggressive enough. You of all people have to know that. 450 00:36:26,602 --> 00:36:28,062 No, I don't. 451 00:36:29,021 --> 00:36:31,274 I didn't investigate the crash. 452 00:36:32,191 --> 00:36:36,028 I didn't study the flight trajectory. And I wasn't the one flying the plane. 453 00:36:36,195 --> 00:36:38,739 So I wouldn't pretend to know anything. 454 00:36:43,452 --> 00:36:45,496 We'll never be 100% sure. 455 00:36:48,291 --> 00:36:50,001 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS) 456 00:36:54,297 --> 00:36:55,965 (CHILDREN SHRIEKING) 457 00:37:33,210 --> 00:37:34,795 Can we go? 458 00:37:35,296 --> 00:37:36,297 Uh... 459 00:37:37,256 --> 00:37:39,967 Not right now. I wanna help Marilyn clear all this up. 460 00:37:40,051 --> 00:37:42,386 I don't wanna have her do it after we're gone. 461 00:37:48,392 --> 00:37:49,435 Neil? 462 00:37:52,355 --> 00:37:53,356 (CAR STARTING) 463 00:37:53,898 --> 00:37:54,899 (TIRES SCREECHING) 464 00:37:58,194 --> 00:37:59,570 I'm sorry. 465 00:38:00,071 --> 00:38:01,864 I hate to be a bother. PAT: Oh. 466 00:38:01,948 --> 00:38:04,617 Jan, it's no bother. Oh, Jan. Yeah, no. 467 00:38:05,910 --> 00:38:07,161 JANET: Neil's, uh... 468 00:38:12,208 --> 00:38:15,044 There was a year when we were at Edwards... 469 00:38:15,252 --> 00:38:16,712 Four pilots died. 470 00:38:20,967 --> 00:38:23,302 We got good at funerals that year. (SIGHS) 471 00:38:25,054 --> 00:38:26,931 We haven't been to one in a while. 472 00:38:30,726 --> 00:38:32,937 Does he ever talk to you about Karen, Ed? 473 00:38:34,689 --> 00:38:37,316 Not really. No. 474 00:38:40,528 --> 00:38:42,697 Does he talk to you about her? 475 00:38:43,781 --> 00:38:44,865 No. 476 00:38:47,493 --> 00:38:48,828 Never. 477 00:39:23,779 --> 00:39:24,947 Hey, buddy. 478 00:39:27,658 --> 00:39:29,410 You know, you should be with Jan. 479 00:39:32,038 --> 00:39:33,718 Neil, you should be playing with your kids. 480 00:39:33,956 --> 00:39:35,958 You know, putting them into bed. 481 00:39:37,626 --> 00:39:39,746 Times like these... Do you think I'm standing out here 482 00:39:40,171 --> 00:39:43,132 in the backyard 'cause I wanna talk to somebody, Ed? 483 00:39:44,008 --> 00:39:45,468 I'm sorry? 484 00:39:47,970 --> 00:39:50,723 Do you think I left there 'cause I wanna talk to somebody? 485 00:40:13,079 --> 00:40:16,749 MAN: T-minus one minute and counting on the Atlas-Agena launch. 486 00:40:38,562 --> 00:40:39,563 (CREAKING) 487 00:40:45,736 --> 00:40:48,572 MALE AGENA CONTROL: Liftoff. ASSISTANT FLIGHT DIRECTOR: Agena is go. 488 00:40:51,826 --> 00:40:55,454 Flight dynamics for unmanned Agena target vehicle looking good. 489 00:40:55,996 --> 00:40:58,082 Stand by for Gemini launch. 490 00:41:22,356 --> 00:41:23,524 MALE TECH: Yeah. 491 00:41:32,867 --> 00:41:33,868 (NEIL GRUNTING) 492 00:41:37,621 --> 00:41:38,664 NEIL: Okay. 493 00:41:44,003 --> 00:41:45,522 CARNARVON CAPCOM: Guaymas, read you loud and clear. 494 00:41:45,546 --> 00:41:46,881 We have S band track. 495 00:41:47,047 --> 00:41:49,258 We have just locked up on T.M. 496 00:41:49,425 --> 00:41:50,735 DAVE: All right. Yeah, what's that? 497 00:41:50,759 --> 00:41:53,199 ASSISTANT FLIGHT DIRECTOR: Did you say all systems go on T.M.? 498 00:41:54,722 --> 00:41:55,824 PETE: Hold still, hold still. 499 00:41:55,848 --> 00:41:57,099 DAVE: So, what is that? 500 00:41:57,266 --> 00:41:59,826 PETE: Wait. Hold on a second. Scoot... Can you scoot down at all? 501 00:42:01,729 --> 00:42:02,873 Hey. DAVE: What are you doing? 502 00:42:02,897 --> 00:42:04,499 PETE: Does anybody got a Swiss Army knife? 503 00:42:04,523 --> 00:42:05,709 GUENTER: Hold on, hold on a sec. 504 00:42:05,733 --> 00:42:07,627 What'd you say? GUENTER: See if this will do the trick. 505 00:42:07,651 --> 00:42:08,777 A Swiss Army knife? 506 00:42:08,944 --> 00:42:11,655 PETE: Yeah. Yeah, yeah. It's just a little... 507 00:42:12,364 --> 00:42:14,204 DAVE: Are you kidding me? GUENTER: There we go. 508 00:42:14,241 --> 00:42:15,510 DAVE: Good Lord. MALE TECH: You got it. 509 00:42:15,534 --> 00:42:17,161 GUAYMAS CAPCOM: Guaymas, Agena is go. 510 00:42:18,329 --> 00:42:19,969 ASSISTANT FLIGHT DIRECTOR: Roger, Guaymas. 511 00:42:32,468 --> 00:42:34,887 (CREAKING) 512 00:42:43,729 --> 00:42:45,898 (CREAKING) 513 00:42:48,776 --> 00:42:50,236 (OXYGENATED BREATHING) 514 00:42:52,446 --> 00:42:53,656 (INAUDIBLE) 515 00:43:08,379 --> 00:43:09,380 (METAL CLANKING) 516 00:43:28,857 --> 00:43:30,109 (BIRD SQUAWKING) 517 00:43:35,197 --> 00:43:37,092 DAVE: Switching to HF. One, two, three, four, five. 518 00:43:37,116 --> 00:43:39,243 Five, four, three, two, one. Check out. 519 00:43:39,493 --> 00:43:41,161 GT-8 STC: Copy. T-minus two minutes. 520 00:43:41,453 --> 00:43:42,621 Engines to start. 521 00:43:42,913 --> 00:43:44,164 Ground power removal. 522 00:43:44,415 --> 00:43:46,625 LVTC: Stage 2 prevalves coming open. Five seconds. 523 00:43:46,709 --> 00:43:47,710 (RADIO BEEPS) 524 00:44:00,848 --> 00:44:01,849 (FLY BUZZING) 525 00:44:12,401 --> 00:44:13,402 (SWATTING) 526 00:44:16,572 --> 00:44:18,073 (METAL CREAKING) 527 00:44:37,176 --> 00:44:39,345 LVTC: T-minus 20 seconds. Mark. 528 00:44:49,146 --> 00:44:51,899 LCC PAO: Ten, nine, 529 00:44:52,274 --> 00:44:54,943 eight, seven, 530 00:44:55,486 --> 00:44:59,448 six, five, four, 531 00:44:59,740 --> 00:45:03,994 three, two, one. (RUMBLING) 532 00:45:04,953 --> 00:45:06,163 Ignition. 533 00:45:06,747 --> 00:45:07,915 (THRUSTERS IGNITE) 534 00:45:10,334 --> 00:45:11,877 (BREATHING HEAVILY) 535 00:45:14,380 --> 00:45:16,340 Liftoff! 536 00:45:24,848 --> 00:45:27,059 NEIL: Clock is running. Got a roll program in. 537 00:45:27,142 --> 00:45:29,478 JAMES: Roger. Roll. Good liftoff, 8. 538 00:45:32,773 --> 00:45:33,774 (RATTLING) 539 00:45:39,947 --> 00:45:42,449 Pitch program. JAMES: Roger. Pitch program. 540 00:45:52,584 --> 00:45:54,169 DAVE: DCS update received. 541 00:45:54,545 --> 00:45:55,921 JAMES: Roger. DCS. 542 00:46:05,472 --> 00:46:07,141 NEIL: Stage two tanks look good. 543 00:46:07,307 --> 00:46:08,892 That's about three and a half g's. 544 00:46:46,930 --> 00:46:48,891 JAMES: Go from the ground for staging. 545 00:46:49,016 --> 00:46:50,350 NEIL: Roger. 546 00:46:53,896 --> 00:46:55,147 (WHOOSHING) 547 00:47:04,615 --> 00:47:06,366 Fuel cells are solid. 548 00:47:07,784 --> 00:47:10,662 JAMES: Gemini 8. Mark. V over Vr 549 00:47:10,746 --> 00:47:12,831 is point zero eight. 550 00:47:13,290 --> 00:47:14,958 NEIL: Okay. Mode three. 551 00:47:15,584 --> 00:47:16,919 (HIGH-PITCHED WHINE) 552 00:47:18,295 --> 00:47:19,922 (RATTLING) (GRUNTING) 553 00:47:20,297 --> 00:47:21,298 (RUMBLING STOPS) 554 00:47:21,381 --> 00:47:22,925 We had SECO. (PANTS) 555 00:48:10,722 --> 00:48:14,184 "Fear that someone will break in (INDISTINCT RADIO CHATTER) 556 00:48:14,601 --> 00:48:17,813 "and steal all of my 557 00:48:18,647 --> 00:48:20,399 "Hank Williams..." 558 00:48:20,482 --> 00:48:22,402 HAWAII CAPCOM: Roger. Transmitting maneuver load. 559 00:48:23,068 --> 00:48:24,361 DAVE: It's a height adjust. 560 00:48:26,113 --> 00:48:28,949 NEIL: Height adjust. Got DCS. 561 00:48:29,575 --> 00:48:32,286 HAWAII CAPCOM: Roger. And are you ready to copy the update? Over. 562 00:48:32,661 --> 00:48:34,329 NEIL: Okay, go with the update, Hawaii. 563 00:48:34,663 --> 00:48:39,501 HAWAII CAPCOM: Roger. GET B 1-3-4-3-7. 564 00:48:39,585 --> 00:48:42,212 Delta-V, two-decimal-nine. 565 00:48:42,296 --> 00:48:45,382 Burn time, zero plus zero-five. (JANET CLEARS THROAT) 566 00:48:46,967 --> 00:48:48,218 MARK: "Out of..." 567 00:48:48,343 --> 00:48:50,554 LOUISA: Hi. Hey, Mom, can I get you anything? 568 00:48:50,971 --> 00:48:52,472 (RADIO CHATTER CONTINUES) 569 00:48:52,931 --> 00:48:54,141 "Constant." 570 00:48:55,267 --> 00:48:59,563 HAWAII CAPCOM: Thrusters forward. Maneuver retrograde. Did you copy? 571 00:48:59,855 --> 00:49:01,440 DAVE: Roger, Hawaii. Got it. 572 00:49:01,732 --> 00:49:04,335 PAUL: This is Paul Haney at Gemini Control Houston. (TURNS UP VOLUME) 573 00:49:04,359 --> 00:49:06,903 Our display chart shows Gemini 8 in orbit. 574 00:49:07,070 --> 00:49:10,198 The crew will now attempt to find the unmanned Agena spacecraft 575 00:49:10,282 --> 00:49:11,950 and dock with it. 576 00:49:15,120 --> 00:49:16,496 (RUMBLING) 577 00:49:21,960 --> 00:49:23,378 (INAUDIBLE) 578 00:49:30,552 --> 00:49:32,220 Burn end. DAVE: Good burn. 579 00:49:46,443 --> 00:49:48,403 Shouldn't we have a visual on the Agena by now? 580 00:49:52,991 --> 00:49:55,118 Houston, I think we overdid it a little. 581 00:49:55,327 --> 00:49:56,487 We should have stopped early. 582 00:49:56,620 --> 00:49:57,621 JAMES: Roger. 583 00:49:58,038 --> 00:50:00,332 8, stand by for a correction. 584 00:50:01,333 --> 00:50:02,373 (MEN TALKING INDISTINCTLY) 585 00:50:03,752 --> 00:50:05,170 HODGE: FIDO, Flight. How we doing? 586 00:50:05,337 --> 00:50:06,981 FIDO: Okay, we got a solid track on both vehicles. 587 00:50:07,005 --> 00:50:08,006 Calculating for the burn. 588 00:50:08,173 --> 00:50:10,467 HODGE: FIDO, Agena, do you have what you need from us? 589 00:50:10,550 --> 00:50:13,470 (INDISTINCT VOICE ON RADIO) FIDO, did you copy that? 590 00:50:13,720 --> 00:50:15,514 FIDO: Roger, Flight. I copy. 591 00:50:15,764 --> 00:50:16,848 You guys getting this? 592 00:50:17,057 --> 00:50:19,184 We just have some ratty data with the Gemini computer. 593 00:50:21,645 --> 00:50:23,271 Need the correction, gentlemen, let's go. 594 00:50:23,563 --> 00:50:24,856 GUIDANCE: Sending it up now. 595 00:50:24,981 --> 00:50:27,919 HODGE: Okay, CAPCOM, let's get it up to them. JAMES: This is Houston CAPCOM. 596 00:50:27,943 --> 00:50:29,337 We're gonna need you to do another burn here 597 00:50:29,361 --> 00:50:31,279 very shortly, so stand by to copy. 598 00:50:31,822 --> 00:50:35,325 GET B 0-3-0-3-4-1. 599 00:50:36,034 --> 00:50:40,205 Uh, Delta-V is two seconds posigrade. 600 00:50:40,539 --> 00:50:41,540 Two feet... 601 00:50:41,623 --> 00:50:44,042 Uh, Delta-V is two feet posigrade. 602 00:50:45,043 --> 00:50:47,504 Uh, 8, do you copy? 603 00:50:50,716 --> 00:50:51,717 (MARK PICKS UP RADIO) 604 00:50:51,800 --> 00:50:54,010 Mark. NEIL: Two feet posigrade... 605 00:50:54,094 --> 00:50:56,030 Give that back, Mark. Give that back. Put it back on the table. 606 00:50:56,054 --> 00:50:57,573 JAMES: That is correct. Zero, zero, zero. 607 00:50:57,597 --> 00:50:59,641 Honey. Give me it. It's really important. 608 00:50:59,725 --> 00:51:01,285 JAMES: Let me know what the results are. 609 00:51:01,309 --> 00:51:03,103 Give that back to Mom right now. 610 00:51:03,186 --> 00:51:04,479 JAMES: Do you copy? 611 00:51:05,814 --> 00:51:07,734 Mark Armstrong, if you don't give me that back... 612 00:51:07,858 --> 00:51:08,900 JAMES: 8, do you copy? 613 00:51:09,317 --> 00:51:10,819 JANET: I'm not joking, Mark. 614 00:51:11,403 --> 00:51:16,116 I'm getting a horrendous 20 to 25 feet per second down, Neil. 615 00:51:16,366 --> 00:51:18,368 I can't see any possible reason for that. 616 00:51:18,660 --> 00:51:20,221 DAVE: Where are we on the plot? We're above it. 617 00:51:20,245 --> 00:51:22,205 Right, but what does it look like if... I can't. 618 00:51:22,289 --> 00:51:25,500 I'm sorry. I have to... I have to look at this. 619 00:51:25,584 --> 00:51:27,184 Okay. JAMES: 8, can you give us a status? 620 00:51:27,544 --> 00:51:29,880 No. I got too much to do. 621 00:51:30,213 --> 00:51:31,673 JAMES: Copy. Standing by. 622 00:51:33,675 --> 00:51:34,676 (EXHALES SHARPLY) 623 00:51:34,760 --> 00:51:36,678 Okay, we're gonna go with a closed loop. 624 00:51:37,179 --> 00:51:38,346 Twenty-five forward, 625 00:51:38,555 --> 00:51:40,974 eight left, three up. 626 00:51:41,892 --> 00:51:43,602 And I'm going to rate command. 627 00:51:47,147 --> 00:51:49,816 Three, two, one, 628 00:51:49,900 --> 00:51:50,901 burn. 629 00:51:52,068 --> 00:51:53,236 (WHOOSHING) 630 00:51:57,657 --> 00:51:58,867 (WHOOSHING STOPS) 631 00:52:32,776 --> 00:52:33,944 NEIL: Could be a planet. 632 00:52:34,778 --> 00:52:36,321 Could be. 633 00:52:41,660 --> 00:52:43,095 JAMES: This is Houston, we have your ground 634 00:52:43,119 --> 00:52:45,580 TPI backup when you're ready to copy. 635 00:52:45,664 --> 00:52:47,833 Uh, stand by, we have a visual on the Agena. 636 00:52:48,708 --> 00:52:51,169 At least something we think looks like the Agena. 637 00:52:51,878 --> 00:52:54,923 JAMES: Understand, possible visual on the Agena. 638 00:52:55,465 --> 00:52:56,859 We're getting a little out of plane now. 639 00:52:56,883 --> 00:52:59,928 Yeah. We gotta get three aft and two and a half up. 640 00:53:00,011 --> 00:53:02,389 I'm gonna start braking. Give me a digital range and rate. 641 00:53:08,186 --> 00:53:09,312 I better back off a bit. 642 00:53:09,604 --> 00:53:11,773 DAVE: 6,000 feet, 31 feet per second. 643 00:53:16,194 --> 00:53:18,697 Put in a little to the left. 1,680 feet. 644 00:53:25,370 --> 00:53:26,371 (DAVE CHUCKLES) 645 00:53:26,580 --> 00:53:28,373 That's unbelievable. 646 00:53:29,040 --> 00:53:30,625 Would you look at that? (CHUCKLES) 647 00:53:40,385 --> 00:53:41,761 You tell 'em. 648 00:53:45,974 --> 00:53:46,975 (SIGHS) 649 00:53:47,058 --> 00:53:50,812 Houston, we're station-keeping on the Agena about 150 feet. 650 00:53:50,896 --> 00:53:52,022 (LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE) 651 00:53:52,105 --> 00:53:55,066 HODGE: Okay, stay focused, gentlemen. We're only halfway there. 652 00:53:56,067 --> 00:53:57,569 FIDO: Thanks for the extra hands. 653 00:54:03,325 --> 00:54:04,910 HODGE: Stay focused, gentlemen. 654 00:54:11,333 --> 00:54:12,334 (DAVE CHUCKLES) 655 00:54:26,473 --> 00:54:28,016 Man, it flies easy. 656 00:54:28,183 --> 00:54:29,893 DAVE: Does it really? 657 00:54:30,393 --> 00:54:32,646 NEIL: The station-keeping, it's just... 658 00:54:32,896 --> 00:54:34,648 It's like nothing. 659 00:54:44,157 --> 00:54:45,825 DAVE: Uh, RKV, this is 8. 660 00:54:46,409 --> 00:54:48,536 We're sitting about two feet out. 661 00:54:49,412 --> 00:54:51,998 RKV CAPCOM: Roger. Stand by for a couple of minutes here. 662 00:54:52,082 --> 00:54:53,166 DAVE: Roger. 663 00:54:54,376 --> 00:54:57,212 RKV CAPCOM: Okay, Gemini 8, we have TM solid. 664 00:54:57,295 --> 00:55:00,548 You're looking good on the ground. Go ahead and dock. 665 00:55:12,185 --> 00:55:13,186 (THUDS) 666 00:55:17,357 --> 00:55:20,610 Okay, we're gonna cycle our Rigid-Stop switch now. 667 00:55:38,128 --> 00:55:39,129 (BOTH CHUCKLE) 668 00:55:40,922 --> 00:55:41,923 (BOTH LAUGH) 669 00:55:45,760 --> 00:55:47,053 Flight, we are docked. 670 00:55:47,554 --> 00:55:48,930 (CHEERS AND APPLAUSE) 671 00:55:57,939 --> 00:55:59,816 Someone call Cronkite! 672 00:56:00,025 --> 00:56:02,444 Have him tell the Soviets that they can go screw! 673 00:56:02,819 --> 00:56:04,419 ED: Get him on the phone, man. (LAUGHTER) 674 00:56:04,487 --> 00:56:07,699 Hey, Pete! Hey, call those idiots at Congress while you're at it! 675 00:56:07,782 --> 00:56:09,617 Yeah, I'll start with Rhode Island. 676 00:56:09,701 --> 00:56:10,702 (LAUGHTER) 677 00:56:11,161 --> 00:56:13,371 Oh, damn. 678 00:56:13,872 --> 00:56:15,808 FIDO: Well done. Let's go ahead and get a state vector 679 00:56:15,832 --> 00:56:17,250 on the combined spacecraft. 680 00:56:17,500 --> 00:56:20,060 JAMES: Gemini 8, this is Houston CAPCOM. Please stand by to copy. 681 00:56:20,128 --> 00:56:21,880 RICK: Check out my room like this. 682 00:56:21,963 --> 00:56:24,132 Look at all these papers. I know. 683 00:56:24,632 --> 00:56:29,137 I spent days trying to work on that, and now it's crumpled up. 684 00:56:29,596 --> 00:56:31,890 Look at my drawer. I know. 685 00:56:32,057 --> 00:56:35,643 I had all my crayons in that, and now look at all the crayons. 686 00:56:35,810 --> 00:56:37,455 But, Ricky, are you telling me the full story? 687 00:56:37,479 --> 00:56:38,622 'Cause I'm not sure your brother would do that. 688 00:56:38,646 --> 00:56:39,814 Yes, I am telling you! 689 00:56:39,898 --> 00:56:41,983 Don't you get angry with me. Look at this! 690 00:56:43,151 --> 00:56:44,402 Don't get upset. 691 00:56:44,819 --> 00:56:46,019 JAMES: Uh, 8, this is Houston. 692 00:56:46,362 --> 00:56:49,032 Uh, I've got a nodal update for you. Stand by. 693 00:56:49,824 --> 00:56:50,825 (JANET GROANS) 694 00:56:51,076 --> 00:56:52,952 NEIL: Okay, go ahead. Rick! 695 00:56:53,036 --> 00:56:55,205 JAMES: Roger. Node 0-7-0-4-4-7... 696 00:56:55,371 --> 00:56:58,249 JANET: Okay, out here now. Out here now. 697 00:56:58,333 --> 00:57:00,877 JAMES: 1-5-5-2 right ascension. 698 00:57:01,044 --> 00:57:03,546 JIM: Gemini 8, we're about to have loss of signal. 699 00:57:03,630 --> 00:57:06,216 We'll pick you up over the hill for Dave's EVA. 700 00:57:06,299 --> 00:57:07,300 (RADIO STATIC) 701 00:57:14,557 --> 00:57:15,642 NEIL: Well... 702 00:57:16,684 --> 00:57:18,061 That's peculiar. 703 00:57:18,686 --> 00:57:20,063 DAVE: Oh, good. 704 00:57:20,522 --> 00:57:23,191 I'm hoping that's just excess hydrogen. 705 00:57:23,691 --> 00:57:25,735 I think I'm gonna save mine for later. (CHUCKLES) 706 00:57:25,944 --> 00:57:27,070 Little treat. 707 00:57:27,153 --> 00:57:28,154 (BOTH LAUGH) 708 00:57:33,201 --> 00:57:34,577 Uh, Neil, we're in a bank. 709 00:57:41,918 --> 00:57:44,295 We're not doing it. It's not us. It must be... 710 00:57:44,379 --> 00:57:46,214 Shut off the Agena's control systems. 711 00:57:46,714 --> 00:57:48,133 Code 4-0-0... 712 00:57:48,299 --> 00:57:49,926 Agena control system shut down. 713 00:57:57,976 --> 00:57:58,977 (METALLIC CLANKING) 714 00:58:07,735 --> 00:58:08,736 (RUMBLING) 715 00:58:09,779 --> 00:58:10,780 (GASPS) 716 00:58:11,990 --> 00:58:12,991 (GROANS) 717 00:58:14,242 --> 00:58:15,910 NEIL: Cycle the Agena. 718 00:58:16,619 --> 00:58:19,122 DAVE: Turning it on. Turning it off. 719 00:58:20,748 --> 00:58:21,749 (DAVE GRUNTING) 720 00:58:29,924 --> 00:58:31,342 (METAL CREAKING) 721 00:58:39,851 --> 00:58:40,852 (NEIL GRUNTS) 722 00:58:41,394 --> 00:58:42,395 (DAVE GROANS) 723 00:58:43,730 --> 00:58:47,108 DAVE: I'm gonna cycle the ACME and the propellant motor valves. 724 00:58:48,151 --> 00:58:49,944 NEIL: Switching ADL to pitch. 725 00:58:50,486 --> 00:58:51,738 RL to pitch. 726 00:58:58,620 --> 00:59:00,580 DAVE: Roll meter 200 and rising. 727 00:59:03,666 --> 00:59:04,709 Separate from the Agena. 728 00:59:07,503 --> 00:59:09,839 DAVE: Setting Agena to allow remote command. 729 00:59:09,923 --> 00:59:11,591 Switching on the DAC. 730 00:59:11,674 --> 00:59:14,278 Make sure you give it extra thrust so we don't smash into the Agena. 731 00:59:14,302 --> 00:59:15,887 On my mark, undock. 732 00:59:18,139 --> 00:59:19,307 Two... 733 00:59:19,766 --> 00:59:21,059 One... 734 00:59:21,851 --> 00:59:22,852 (WHIRRING) 735 00:59:23,811 --> 00:59:24,812 (HISSING) 736 00:59:31,110 --> 00:59:32,111 (GRUNTS) 737 00:59:36,366 --> 00:59:38,618 DAVE: OAMS propellant, 13%. 738 00:59:38,743 --> 00:59:40,870 It's not the Agena. It's us. 739 00:59:40,954 --> 00:59:41,955 (GRUNTS) 740 00:59:42,038 --> 00:59:43,039 (BREATHING HEAVILY) 741 00:59:59,514 --> 01:00:00,848 (BOTH BREATHING HEAVILY) 742 01:00:03,351 --> 01:00:07,188 JIM: Gemini 8 coming back into range in three, two, one. 743 01:00:07,480 --> 01:00:09,691 This is CSQ, checking our comm link. 744 01:00:09,857 --> 01:00:11,359 How do you read? 745 01:00:11,609 --> 01:00:12,777 (RADIO STATIC) 746 01:00:14,195 --> 01:00:15,697 Gemini 8, how do you read? 747 01:00:15,989 --> 01:00:17,657 NEIL: We have serious problems. 748 01:00:17,991 --> 01:00:19,951 We're tumbling end over end up here. 749 01:00:20,034 --> 01:00:21,577 We're disengaged from the Agena. 750 01:00:22,996 --> 01:00:26,416 JIM: Okay, we got your spacecraft free indication here. 751 01:00:26,582 --> 01:00:28,126 What seems to be the problem? 752 01:00:28,376 --> 01:00:30,545 We're rolling up and we can't turn anything off. 753 01:00:30,712 --> 01:00:32,672 We're continuously increasing in a left roll. 754 01:00:33,423 --> 01:00:34,424 HODGE: CSQ, Flight. 755 01:00:34,507 --> 01:00:35,508 Go ahead, Flight. 756 01:00:35,717 --> 01:00:38,720 Did he say he cannot turn the Agena off? 757 01:00:38,886 --> 01:00:41,431 JIM: No, he says he's separated from the Agena 758 01:00:41,514 --> 01:00:44,017 and he's in a roll, and he can't stop it. 759 01:00:44,100 --> 01:00:46,602 Flight, their roll meter reads 270 and rising. 760 01:00:46,853 --> 01:00:50,273 At that rate, they'll be passing out in about 40 seconds. 761 01:00:51,733 --> 01:00:52,900 DEKE: Paul. 762 01:00:54,110 --> 01:00:55,236 Paul. 763 01:00:57,864 --> 01:00:59,824 NEIL: Trying to stop the rates. 764 01:00:59,907 --> 01:01:01,347 We certainly have... (RADIO CUTS OUT) 765 01:01:08,750 --> 01:01:10,043 (WHIRRING) 766 01:01:38,363 --> 01:01:39,572 JIM: You need to... 767 01:01:43,326 --> 01:01:45,620 Gemini 8, you need to... 768 01:01:51,084 --> 01:01:52,085 (PANTING) 769 01:01:52,543 --> 01:01:53,795 We can't... 770 01:01:54,796 --> 01:01:56,089 (DISTORTED RADIO TRANSMISSION) 771 01:02:07,767 --> 01:02:08,768 (GASPING) 772 01:02:10,895 --> 01:02:11,896 (CLANGING) 773 01:02:11,979 --> 01:02:13,147 (NEIL GROANS) 774 01:02:15,691 --> 01:02:17,443 Close the RCS breakers. 775 01:02:20,613 --> 01:02:21,697 Dave! 776 01:02:21,781 --> 01:02:25,660 JIM: Gemini 8, did you say you are closing RCS breakers? 777 01:02:27,036 --> 01:02:29,288 Are you initiating RCS? 778 01:02:30,706 --> 01:02:31,707 Gemini 8... 779 01:02:31,791 --> 01:02:35,670 Again, did you say you are closing RCS breakers? 780 01:02:36,712 --> 01:02:38,798 You will not be able to control your attitude. 781 01:02:39,173 --> 01:02:40,174 (HISSING) 782 01:03:05,658 --> 01:03:06,701 NEIL: Okay. 783 01:03:06,993 --> 01:03:08,995 We're regaining control of the spacecraft. 784 01:03:09,579 --> 01:03:10,913 Slowly in RCS direct. 785 01:03:11,664 --> 01:03:12,665 (EXHALES) 786 01:03:13,583 --> 01:03:14,750 JIM: Roger. 787 01:03:15,751 --> 01:03:16,752 HODGE: Roger. Copy. 788 01:03:16,836 --> 01:03:19,213 NEIL: We're pulsing the RCS slowly. It's all roll right. 789 01:03:20,173 --> 01:03:22,008 We're trying to kill our roll rate here. 790 01:03:22,216 --> 01:03:23,301 (RATTLING) 791 01:03:31,017 --> 01:03:32,894 Move us back to one ring. 792 01:03:33,478 --> 01:03:34,604 Copy. 793 01:03:38,483 --> 01:03:39,734 (BREATHING HEAVILY) 794 01:03:42,195 --> 01:03:43,821 (SPUTTERING) 795 01:03:45,364 --> 01:03:47,033 I want emergency landing options. 796 01:03:47,116 --> 01:03:49,116 Wait until you find out how much fuel there's left. 797 01:03:50,828 --> 01:03:52,371 Bob, what do you think? 798 01:03:53,873 --> 01:03:55,124 I think they'd better land now. 799 01:03:59,712 --> 01:04:00,755 Deke. 800 01:04:01,088 --> 01:04:02,548 Jan's outside. 801 01:04:14,268 --> 01:04:15,269 (DOOR OPENS) 802 01:04:18,314 --> 01:04:20,441 Jan, the ship is stable. They're gonna be all right. 803 01:04:21,317 --> 01:04:22,527 ED: He's okay, Jan. 804 01:04:22,735 --> 01:04:23,815 DEKE: I need you to go home. 805 01:04:23,903 --> 01:04:25,363 Fine. Turn the box back on. 806 01:04:25,696 --> 01:04:26,697 I'll see what I can do... 807 01:04:26,781 --> 01:04:29,033 Now. Turn the box back on now. 808 01:04:30,660 --> 01:04:31,929 Well, there's security protocol that's... 809 01:04:31,953 --> 01:04:33,120 Well, I don't give a damn. 810 01:04:33,496 --> 01:04:35,376 I've got a dozen cameras on my front lawn, Deke. 811 01:04:35,456 --> 01:04:37,176 Do you want me telling them what's going on? 812 01:04:37,708 --> 01:04:40,336 Jan, you have to trust us. We've got this under control. 813 01:04:40,419 --> 01:04:41,587 No, you don't. 814 01:04:41,671 --> 01:04:43,673 All these protocols and procedures to make it 815 01:04:43,756 --> 01:04:45,758 seem like you have it under control. 816 01:04:46,467 --> 01:04:49,637 But you're a bunch of boys making models out of balsa wood. 817 01:04:49,720 --> 01:04:51,931 You don't have anything under control! 818 01:04:56,894 --> 01:05:01,107 MALE NAHA VOICE: Naha Rescue One will be on station at splashdown. 819 01:05:01,732 --> 01:05:03,359 With a flotation collar. 820 01:05:03,568 --> 01:05:05,444 NEIL: Did you get the call signs? 821 01:05:06,362 --> 01:05:08,114 Uh, yeah. It's Naha Rescue One 822 01:05:08,197 --> 01:05:09,699 and Naha Search One. 823 01:05:12,535 --> 01:05:16,372 Well, I'd like to argue with them about the going home, but I'm 824 01:05:16,497 --> 01:05:19,083 not sure how we can. 825 01:05:20,126 --> 01:05:21,294 Yeah. 826 01:05:23,087 --> 01:05:27,592 I just keep thinking, is there anything else that we forgot? 827 01:05:29,093 --> 01:05:31,470 We did everything, as far as I know. 828 01:05:44,567 --> 01:05:49,238 BOB: Gemini 8 saw two complex vehicles launched on the same day on time. 829 01:05:50,364 --> 01:05:52,825 We saw flawless rendezvous and docking. 830 01:05:53,492 --> 01:05:56,871 All of which is tended to be overshadowed by the malfunction. 831 01:05:57,371 --> 01:06:02,668 But I think we should focus on the progress resulting from the mission. 832 01:06:04,128 --> 01:06:06,964 The board would like to focus on the malfunction. 833 01:06:07,048 --> 01:06:10,176 Neil, walk us through the decision to separate from the Agena. 834 01:06:12,136 --> 01:06:13,137 (REPORTERS CLAMORING) 835 01:06:13,638 --> 01:06:17,141 REPORTER: You mentioned that the rate of revolution was more than once a second. 836 01:06:17,350 --> 01:06:18,870 How near were you to being unconscious? 837 01:06:19,268 --> 01:06:21,997 GEORGE: Did you think to use the Agena to stabilize the combined craft? 838 01:06:22,021 --> 01:06:23,230 We did. 839 01:06:23,856 --> 01:06:26,484 This was, uh, not successful. 840 01:06:27,318 --> 01:06:28,861 As I said, we initially assumed 841 01:06:28,944 --> 01:06:31,280 that the anomaly was with the Agena control system. 842 01:06:31,697 --> 01:06:34,492 'Cause there was no way to know that a thruster was causing the... 843 01:06:35,284 --> 01:06:40,206 If we could have, uh, isolated each of Gemini's thrusters... 844 01:06:40,289 --> 01:06:42,009 If we'd had that capability in the moment... 845 01:06:42,416 --> 01:06:43,542 (REPORTERS CLAMORING) 846 01:06:43,751 --> 01:06:44,919 Agence France. 847 01:06:45,002 --> 01:06:48,547 Did you have any feeling of anxiety after the failure of the thrusters? 848 01:06:48,631 --> 01:06:50,108 FEMALE REPORTER: In the midst of the spinning, 849 01:06:50,132 --> 01:06:54,512 did you seem to realize or feel the presence of God closer than other times? 850 01:06:54,887 --> 01:06:58,557 With this so hot on the heels of the loss of Charlie Bassett and Elliot See, 851 01:06:58,641 --> 01:07:00,810 do you question whether the program is worth the cost? 852 01:07:00,976 --> 01:07:02,186 In money and in lives? 853 01:07:12,613 --> 01:07:13,781 (WHISPERING INDISTINCTLY) 854 01:07:14,740 --> 01:07:15,980 GEORGE: All right, thanks, guys. 855 01:07:16,033 --> 01:07:18,911 We've got a lot to discuss and we'll be back in touch with you soon. 856 01:07:19,453 --> 01:07:20,538 Thank you. 857 01:07:22,206 --> 01:07:23,686 (RICK PLAYING OFF-KEY) JANET: Mmm-mmm. 858 01:07:25,167 --> 01:07:27,211 No. So, we're using our thumb now, honey. Oh. 859 01:07:27,420 --> 01:07:28,421 Okay. 860 01:07:29,296 --> 01:07:30,297 (LOUD BANG) 861 01:07:30,381 --> 01:07:31,590 (NEIL TALKING INDISTINCTLY) 862 01:07:32,425 --> 01:07:34,844 "Our Wild Ride In Space"? 863 01:07:34,927 --> 01:07:38,073 LIFE REPORTER: It's marketing, Mr. Armstrong. NASA approval numbers are dropping. 864 01:07:38,097 --> 01:07:39,265 That's not my concern. 865 01:07:39,473 --> 01:07:40,474 JANET: Almost. Okay. 866 01:07:40,558 --> 01:07:43,144 I'm gonna finish wrapping your brother's present. I'll be back. 867 01:07:43,227 --> 01:07:45,271 You practice that one. RICK: I'll try. 868 01:07:45,354 --> 01:07:46,480 (LOUD BANG) 869 01:07:47,064 --> 01:07:50,443 NEIL: I'm not interested in how other magazines are framing the story. 870 01:07:50,609 --> 01:07:51,944 (RICK CONTINUES PLAYING) 871 01:07:54,321 --> 01:07:55,322 (DOOR SLAMS) 872 01:08:04,457 --> 01:08:06,250 Okay. Keep going. 873 01:08:08,586 --> 01:08:11,630 PAT: If it's any consolation, Ed was a zombie for weeks after Gemini 4. 874 01:08:12,047 --> 01:08:13,048 Yeah? Mmm-hmm. 875 01:08:15,426 --> 01:08:20,055 Yeah. I guess it must be, uh, disorienting for them. 876 01:08:20,473 --> 01:08:21,724 Certainly. 877 01:08:23,017 --> 01:08:24,101 Yeah. 878 01:08:26,687 --> 01:08:27,980 God, Pat. 879 01:08:29,774 --> 01:08:32,568 I married Neil 'cause I wanted a normal life. 880 01:08:33,110 --> 01:08:34,111 (BOTH CHUCKLE) 881 01:08:34,195 --> 01:08:36,489 I know. I know. 882 01:08:38,949 --> 01:08:42,244 He was just so different from all the other boys on campus. Hmm. 883 01:08:43,954 --> 01:08:45,623 He'd been through the war. You know? 884 01:08:46,624 --> 01:08:48,167 He knew what he wanted to do. 885 01:08:49,502 --> 01:08:51,128 He just seemed so stable. 886 01:08:54,173 --> 01:08:56,258 I guess all I wanted was stability. 887 01:09:02,848 --> 01:09:04,850 I've got a sorority sister with a normal life. 888 01:09:05,351 --> 01:09:07,937 Yeah? She married a dentist. 889 01:09:08,437 --> 01:09:11,315 Dentist. Sounds good. 890 01:09:11,440 --> 01:09:12,733 He's home by 6:00 every night. 891 01:09:12,983 --> 01:09:16,529 And every few months, she calls to say she wishes he weren't. 892 01:09:18,614 --> 01:09:19,615 (CHUCKLES) 893 01:09:23,410 --> 01:09:24,620 (KNOCKING ON DOOR) 894 01:09:24,703 --> 01:09:26,038 Yeah. 895 01:09:29,375 --> 01:09:30,376 (ED SIGHS) 896 01:09:31,252 --> 01:09:32,962 Still working, I see. 897 01:09:33,546 --> 01:09:34,547 NEIL: Yeah. 898 01:09:35,464 --> 01:09:39,510 Well, I was gonna go grab a beer at Dave's. 899 01:09:45,683 --> 01:09:47,184 Yeah, all right. Fine. 900 01:09:47,351 --> 01:09:48,769 I could use a beer. 901 01:09:53,858 --> 01:09:55,150 (DOO-WOP PLAYING ON RADIO) 902 01:09:57,403 --> 01:09:59,113 DAVE: You know, I will say one thing. 903 01:10:00,114 --> 01:10:01,782 It's all I can think about, 904 01:10:02,116 --> 01:10:03,409 is getting back up there. 905 01:10:04,368 --> 01:10:06,203 ED: Just caught a rough break. 906 01:10:06,745 --> 01:10:08,455 Well, you boys did everything right. 907 01:10:09,164 --> 01:10:10,207 Everything. 908 01:10:10,374 --> 01:10:12,644 You know, I was talking about it with Gus, and we both agreed. 909 01:10:12,668 --> 01:10:16,171 I did hear a little rumor that you and Gus have been hanging out. 910 01:10:16,338 --> 01:10:17,840 You did? DAVE: Mmm-hmm. 911 01:10:17,923 --> 01:10:18,924 Hey. 912 01:10:19,425 --> 01:10:20,593 Is it true? 913 01:10:21,635 --> 01:10:23,137 Is what true? 914 01:10:26,974 --> 01:10:30,227 Deke pulled me aside and told me that him and Gus want me on the crew. 915 01:10:32,062 --> 01:10:33,647 Of the first Apollo? 916 01:10:34,398 --> 01:10:35,399 DAVE: Yeah. 917 01:10:36,066 --> 01:10:38,736 Yeah. Holy shit, that's huge. 918 01:10:38,903 --> 01:10:40,446 Congratulations. 919 01:10:41,739 --> 01:10:43,157 I gotta shake your hand. 920 01:10:43,324 --> 01:10:44,366 Thanks, man. 921 01:10:44,533 --> 01:10:45,534 Wow. 922 01:10:45,701 --> 01:10:47,982 That Saturn's a monster, you're in for one heck of a ride. 923 01:10:48,120 --> 01:10:49,246 It is. 924 01:10:49,330 --> 01:10:50,410 DAVE: Oh, hey. (STAMMERING) 925 01:10:50,539 --> 01:10:53,584 You know Deke wants Gus to be the first one on the Moon, so... 926 01:10:54,919 --> 01:10:57,588 Hey, that puts you in the LEM with him for the landing. 927 01:10:57,755 --> 01:10:59,798 Oh, no. Let's not get carried away. 928 01:10:59,965 --> 01:11:02,068 DAVE: All right, get out of my house. I gotta go to bed. 929 01:11:02,092 --> 01:11:04,345 I'm not kidding, get out of my house. (LAUGHTER) 930 01:11:07,139 --> 01:11:08,140 Neil. 931 01:11:09,892 --> 01:11:12,853 Hey, Neil. Don't bother sitting, it's gonna be a short meeting. 932 01:11:13,646 --> 01:11:16,732 We've talked it through, we think it's pretty clear. If you hadn't kept cool, 933 01:11:16,815 --> 01:11:19,502 you wouldn't be here and we'd still be asking what the hell happened. 934 01:11:19,526 --> 01:11:21,195 So would Congress. It's a showstopper. 935 01:11:21,362 --> 01:11:22,655 BOB: This mission was a success. 936 01:11:22,988 --> 01:11:24,615 We're full steam ahead for Apollo. 937 01:11:24,823 --> 01:11:25,908 You good with that? 938 01:11:25,991 --> 01:11:27,952 (CHUCKLES) Yes, sir. 939 01:11:28,118 --> 01:11:30,537 I trust you won't mind representing us at the White House. 940 01:11:32,831 --> 01:11:33,999 No, sir. 941 01:11:34,166 --> 01:11:35,250 Good. 942 01:11:35,709 --> 01:11:36,835 Thank you. 943 01:11:36,919 --> 01:11:38,170 Thank you. 944 01:11:38,921 --> 01:11:40,506 Thank you. 945 01:11:40,881 --> 01:11:44,301 "Interface problems and develop operational techniques 946 01:11:44,468 --> 01:11:48,639 "for the most efficient use of onboard capabilities." 947 01:11:48,806 --> 01:11:50,182 What? 948 01:11:51,475 --> 01:11:52,476 (RICK LAUGHS) 949 01:11:55,020 --> 01:11:57,940 (SCREAMING) I got one. I got one. 950 01:11:58,107 --> 01:12:00,067 No! I got one. 951 01:12:00,234 --> 01:12:02,754 I don't know why you're laughing. He's gonna do that to you in a minute. 952 01:12:02,778 --> 01:12:05,155 This time, I'm gonna put this one in the freezer. 953 01:12:05,322 --> 01:12:06,365 JANET: You need a hand? 954 01:12:06,448 --> 01:12:07,808 NEIL: Yeah. JANET: Okay, in you go. 955 01:12:07,866 --> 01:12:08,969 NEIL: Can you open the freezer? 956 01:12:08,993 --> 01:12:10,595 JANET: Let's keep him for longer and then he won't... 957 01:12:10,619 --> 01:12:11,954 (RICK LAUGHING) In you go. 958 01:12:20,713 --> 01:12:21,714 (RICK SQUEALING) 959 01:12:23,090 --> 01:12:24,299 I got one. (GIGGLING) 960 01:12:24,675 --> 01:12:25,884 I got one. 961 01:12:26,301 --> 01:12:28,095 MARK: Because I want to. NEIL: Who did what? 962 01:12:28,262 --> 01:12:30,389 Me. JANET: Have you seen his room? 963 01:12:30,472 --> 01:12:32,224 Son, go stand in the corner. 964 01:12:37,271 --> 01:12:38,939 (WHISPERING) It's not funny. 965 01:12:39,606 --> 01:12:41,066 (BOTH SNICKERING) 966 01:12:42,026 --> 01:12:43,652 RICK: Thanks a lot, Mark! 967 01:12:43,736 --> 01:12:45,463 (WHISPERING) Stop laughing. MARK: You're lying! 968 01:12:45,487 --> 01:12:46,847 NEIL: Punish him. Just you stop it. 969 01:12:47,281 --> 01:12:48,866 You're the reason he's upset. 970 01:12:48,949 --> 01:12:50,468 NEIL: Your mother's not laughing, she's crying. 971 01:12:50,492 --> 01:12:52,786 I'm not laughing, I'm crying. 972 01:12:57,207 --> 01:12:58,751 ED: I gotta tell you. 973 01:12:59,168 --> 01:13:02,212 Eddie's started asking questions about the new command module. 974 01:13:02,755 --> 01:13:04,339 NEIL: Is that right? ED: Yeah. 975 01:13:04,631 --> 01:13:07,593 He wants to know if it's gonna fly any different to Gemini. 976 01:13:08,052 --> 01:13:10,804 If the little buttons are gonna be in the same place. (CHUCKLES) 977 01:13:11,805 --> 01:13:13,223 Oh, boy. Yeah. 978 01:13:13,599 --> 01:13:15,768 You got yourself a little engineer there. 979 01:13:16,518 --> 01:13:17,853 I tell you, though, 980 01:13:18,353 --> 01:13:20,064 I love that he's interested. 981 01:13:22,775 --> 01:13:25,444 Came in the other morning, he did. 982 01:13:25,611 --> 01:13:28,155 Comes runnin' up and he says, "Daddy, 983 01:13:28,906 --> 01:13:31,658 "if you go to the Moon, are you gonna be lonely out there? 984 01:13:31,867 --> 01:13:34,036 "So far away from the Earth. 985 01:13:36,830 --> 01:13:38,999 "All of us back here at home." 986 01:13:41,835 --> 01:13:44,546 This whole thing is expanding his horizons. 987 01:13:46,673 --> 01:13:48,550 It, uh, gives me faith. 988 01:13:50,344 --> 01:13:51,970 It make sense? 989 01:13:55,974 --> 01:13:58,644 Walkers got a new swing set. 990 01:14:00,562 --> 01:14:02,106 Yeah, I noticed that. 991 01:14:12,324 --> 01:14:16,703 We had a swing like that back up in Juniper Hills. 992 01:14:20,999 --> 01:14:22,876 Karen really loved it. 993 01:14:26,547 --> 01:14:28,257 That's your daughter? 994 01:14:37,391 --> 01:14:39,643 Guess I ought to be gettin' home. 995 01:15:30,652 --> 01:15:31,987 PAD LEADER: Closing hatches now. 996 01:15:39,203 --> 01:15:40,537 Okay, that's all of 'em. 997 01:15:40,621 --> 01:15:41,705 PAD LEADER: Thanks, Ed. 998 01:15:45,000 --> 01:15:46,210 Ablative hatch closed. 999 01:15:46,919 --> 01:15:49,171 Closing the boost protective cover. 1000 01:15:50,797 --> 01:15:52,549 And plugs out. 1001 01:16:02,601 --> 01:16:04,144 GUS: Ready for oxygen purge. 1002 01:16:04,811 --> 01:16:06,521 (AIR HISSING) (INDISTINCT RADIO CHATTER) 1003 01:16:15,530 --> 01:16:18,825 Guys, you wanna hold down the chatter? We're on open mic. 1004 01:16:18,992 --> 01:16:20,702 ROCCO: Let's hold the countdown. 1005 01:16:24,748 --> 01:16:26,625 Sorry, guys, we'll get this squared. 1006 01:16:26,875 --> 01:16:28,710 GUS: Shit, we're gonna be here all night. 1007 01:16:28,877 --> 01:16:30,212 ROCCO: Gus, we didn't get that. 1008 01:16:30,379 --> 01:16:31,588 'Course you didn't. 1009 01:16:31,964 --> 01:16:32,965 (CHUCKLING) 1010 01:16:34,591 --> 01:16:36,677 Glad you think this is funny. 1011 01:16:38,095 --> 01:16:39,554 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS) 1012 01:16:43,934 --> 01:16:45,477 JAMES: We finished strong with Gemini 1013 01:16:45,560 --> 01:16:47,813 and we're very, very bullish on Apollo, Senator. 1014 01:16:47,896 --> 01:16:50,732 SENATOR: I should hope so, given the time we've spent developing it. 1015 01:16:50,816 --> 01:16:53,026 Half the country doesn't think it's worth it anymore. 1016 01:16:53,235 --> 01:16:54,486 Uh, well, 1017 01:16:55,946 --> 01:16:59,700 we learned to fly only 60 years ago, 1018 01:17:00,909 --> 01:17:04,746 so if you consider the technological developments in the context of history... 1019 01:17:04,830 --> 01:17:08,041 I'm considering it in the context of taxpayer dollars. 1020 01:17:08,125 --> 01:17:09,584 JAMES: And so are we, Senator. 1021 01:17:09,751 --> 01:17:13,338 Between us, we're doing some final tests on the new command module today. 1022 01:17:13,547 --> 01:17:15,966 I'm sure Mr. Gilruth would be happy to tell you about it. 1023 01:17:16,091 --> 01:17:17,926 Let me introduce you to Bob. Come on. 1024 01:17:18,093 --> 01:17:19,219 Okay. 1025 01:17:19,678 --> 01:17:21,013 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS) 1026 01:17:39,573 --> 01:17:41,373 ROGER: Well, I haven't talked yet. How's this? 1027 01:17:41,450 --> 01:17:43,785 One, two, three, four, five, 1028 01:17:44,411 --> 01:17:46,496 four, three, two, one. 1029 01:17:46,830 --> 01:17:48,165 (RADIO STATIC) 1030 01:17:53,587 --> 01:17:56,214 ROCCO: Uh, we need another minute to get it sorted. 1031 01:17:56,673 --> 01:18:00,135 How are we gonna get to the Moon if we can't talk between three buildings? 1032 01:18:00,844 --> 01:18:02,846 They can't hear a thing you're saying. 1033 01:18:04,139 --> 01:18:05,682 Jesus Christ. 1034 01:18:05,849 --> 01:18:06,850 ROCCO: Say again? 1035 01:18:07,017 --> 01:18:08,369 GUS: I said, how are we gonna get to the Moon 1036 01:18:08,393 --> 01:18:10,273 if we can't talk between two or three buildings? 1037 01:18:10,437 --> 01:18:11,438 (CHUCKLING) 1038 01:18:12,647 --> 01:18:14,066 You tell 'em, Gus. You tell 'em. 1039 01:18:14,149 --> 01:18:15,400 GUS: Mickey Mouse shit. 1040 01:18:15,484 --> 01:18:18,028 TECH: I got a surge in the AC bus two voltage. 1041 01:18:18,737 --> 01:18:21,177 TECH 2: Try resetting the meter. ROCCO: You getting this, Gus? 1042 01:18:22,157 --> 01:18:25,911 Rog, you picking anything up on the dials? (ELECTRICITY CRACKLING) 1043 01:18:35,754 --> 01:18:37,506 Hey, we got a fire in the cockpit. 1044 01:18:40,175 --> 01:18:41,176 (WHIMPERING) 1045 01:18:43,387 --> 01:18:45,097 Hey, we got a bad fire! 1046 01:18:48,392 --> 01:18:49,476 (ED GRUNTS) 1047 01:18:49,559 --> 01:18:51,436 We're burning up in here! 1048 01:18:52,604 --> 01:18:53,605 (MUFFLED EXPLOSION) 1049 01:19:02,322 --> 01:19:05,826 Mr. Armstrong? I have Deke Slayton on the phone for you. 1050 01:19:06,034 --> 01:19:07,035 Oh. 1051 01:19:07,369 --> 01:19:08,537 Right this way. 1052 01:19:08,745 --> 01:19:10,330 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS) 1053 01:19:16,753 --> 01:19:18,004 Thank you. 1054 01:19:18,171 --> 01:19:19,423 Well, I'm glad you called. 1055 01:19:19,589 --> 01:19:22,050 I'm not sure if I'm helping or hurting over here. 1056 01:19:22,217 --> 01:19:24,636 DEKE: Neil, we had a problem with the plugs-out test. 1057 01:19:24,803 --> 01:19:27,681 Well, that's why we have tests, right? 1058 01:19:27,848 --> 01:19:29,349 We'll figure it out. 1059 01:19:29,516 --> 01:19:31,059 There was a fire. 1060 01:19:32,769 --> 01:19:35,272 God, there's no easy way to say this. 1061 01:19:35,814 --> 01:19:37,816 Ed, Gus, and Roger... 1062 01:19:38,942 --> 01:19:40,318 They're gone. 1063 01:19:45,282 --> 01:19:48,535 We think it was a wiring issue. A spark in all that oxygen. 1064 01:19:48,618 --> 01:19:50,454 It happened very quickly. 1065 01:19:50,579 --> 01:19:53,707 Now, listen, we need you guys to head back to the hotel. 1066 01:19:53,874 --> 01:19:55,417 The press is gonna be all over this. 1067 01:19:55,500 --> 01:19:58,086 Congress is gonna be calling for investigations. 1068 01:19:58,587 --> 01:20:01,631 We just don't want you guys in the middle of all that. 1069 01:20:03,216 --> 01:20:05,093 Do you understand? 1070 01:20:06,928 --> 01:20:08,096 Yeah. 1071 01:20:10,724 --> 01:20:12,058 All right, then. 1072 01:20:14,936 --> 01:20:16,271 Okay. 1073 01:20:31,077 --> 01:20:32,204 (HANGS UP PHONE) 1074 01:20:37,459 --> 01:20:38,460 (GLASS CRACKING) 1075 01:20:47,511 --> 01:20:51,056 ED: (ON TV) A lot of people forget about the influence that the lunar program has 1076 01:20:51,139 --> 01:20:53,517 on the raising of our young people in the country. 1077 01:20:53,767 --> 01:20:55,936 I think that if a civilization doesn't look out, 1078 01:20:56,019 --> 01:20:58,688 if it doesn't try to expand its horizons, 1079 01:20:58,772 --> 01:21:02,150 then we're not going to progress as a nation. 1080 01:21:03,944 --> 01:21:05,704 MIKE WALLACE: At 10:30 tonight, Eastern Time, 1081 01:21:05,737 --> 01:21:09,115 rescue teams began to remove the bodies of the three astronauts 1082 01:21:09,199 --> 01:21:11,576 from the charred spacecraft. 1083 01:21:11,743 --> 01:21:16,039 A NASA spokesman said the dead astronauts were left in the ship for four hours 1084 01:21:16,122 --> 01:21:18,792 to aid the investigation into the tragedy. 1085 01:21:20,085 --> 01:21:22,420 And according to the latest information from NASA 1086 01:21:22,504 --> 01:21:24,464 at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, 1087 01:21:24,548 --> 01:21:28,176 the first Apollo flight, which was scheduled for February... 1088 01:21:28,260 --> 01:21:29,261 (EXHALES) 1089 01:21:40,355 --> 01:21:43,275 FRANK: Winds are pretty rough today. Keep an eye on your yaw. 1090 01:21:43,900 --> 01:21:45,443 NEIL: Copy. Correcting. 1091 01:21:56,204 --> 01:21:57,330 1,000 feet. 1092 01:21:57,497 --> 01:21:58,498 Switching to lunar mode. 1093 01:22:02,127 --> 01:22:03,378 Final landing approach. 1094 01:22:06,923 --> 01:22:08,341 FRANK: You're too low. Climb! 1095 01:22:11,011 --> 01:22:12,012 Control is degrading. 1096 01:22:12,971 --> 01:22:14,055 FRANK: Slow your rates. 1097 01:22:15,140 --> 01:22:16,725 Do you read? 1098 01:22:17,434 --> 01:22:18,435 Neil? 1099 01:22:20,020 --> 01:22:21,021 (GASPS) 1100 01:22:40,665 --> 01:22:41,666 (GRUNTS) 1101 01:22:49,591 --> 01:22:50,884 (PANTING) 1102 01:23:22,916 --> 01:23:24,334 DEKE: The vehicle's not safe. 1103 01:23:24,417 --> 01:23:26,670 Unfortunately, it's the best simulation we have. 1104 01:23:26,753 --> 01:23:28,338 And you and the others are too valuable. 1105 01:23:28,421 --> 01:23:30,149 It's a fly-by-wire system that's got no backup. 1106 01:23:30,173 --> 01:23:31,591 The ejection seat is the backup. 1107 01:23:31,675 --> 01:23:33,694 Political fallout from another accident will compromise our... 1108 01:23:33,718 --> 01:23:36,572 With all due respect, sir, it's not my job to worry about the political fallout. 1109 01:23:36,596 --> 01:23:38,491 The damn thing could've killed you. Well, it didn't. 1110 01:23:38,515 --> 01:23:40,266 A split second more and you would not be... 1111 01:23:40,350 --> 01:23:41,434 Well, we need to fail. 1112 01:23:41,518 --> 01:23:44,145 We need to fail down here, so we don't fail up there. 1113 01:23:44,229 --> 01:23:45,647 Okay, Neil, Neil. 1114 01:23:46,272 --> 01:23:48,358 At what cost, huh? 1115 01:23:49,317 --> 01:23:50,902 At what cost? 1116 01:23:51,569 --> 01:23:55,865 Well, it's a little bit late for that question, isn't it, sir? 1117 01:23:59,744 --> 01:24:01,246 (PEOPLE CHANTING) 1118 01:24:03,873 --> 01:24:06,018 REPORTER: (ON RADIO) They raise their voices, their placards, 1119 01:24:06,042 --> 01:24:07,522 and they march against the government. 1120 01:24:07,585 --> 01:24:10,171 But some go farther, burning Selective Service cards 1121 01:24:10,338 --> 01:24:11,589 and obstructing the draft. 1122 01:24:11,715 --> 01:24:15,385 Most dissenters confine themselves to this kind of protest activity. 1123 01:24:15,552 --> 01:24:18,680 MALE PROTESTER: (ON RADIO) Hey! Hey! LBJ! How many kids did you kill today? 1124 01:24:19,472 --> 01:24:23,643 Hey! Hey! LBJ! How many kids did you kill today? 1125 01:24:28,064 --> 01:24:29,190 Pat? 1126 01:24:43,830 --> 01:24:44,873 Pat? 1127 01:24:46,708 --> 01:24:47,834 You okay? 1128 01:24:48,168 --> 01:24:49,461 Yes. 1129 01:25:03,057 --> 01:25:04,517 (CLOSES TRUNK) 1130 01:25:07,687 --> 01:25:09,189 Why don't we go inside? 1131 01:25:34,172 --> 01:25:35,173 (DOOR OPENING) 1132 01:25:37,091 --> 01:25:38,092 Hi. 1133 01:25:43,223 --> 01:25:44,766 Are you okay? Jesus! 1134 01:25:45,183 --> 01:25:46,309 Oh, I'm fine. 1135 01:25:46,559 --> 01:25:47,560 Look at your face. 1136 01:25:47,685 --> 01:25:48,812 Excuse me. 1137 01:25:52,565 --> 01:25:54,108 Dad, wanna come play? 1138 01:25:54,359 --> 01:25:55,443 JANET: Ricky. NEIL: Uh... 1139 01:25:56,152 --> 01:25:58,154 JANET: Boys, go on. Go on. 1140 01:25:58,404 --> 01:26:00,240 I know, I know, I know. Dad's fine. 1141 01:26:00,323 --> 01:26:02,951 Go on, go back outside. Go back, go back. 1142 01:26:07,664 --> 01:26:09,749 (CLEARS THROAT) What happened? 1143 01:26:09,999 --> 01:26:11,000 Um... 1144 01:26:14,128 --> 01:26:15,338 I, uh... Jesus. 1145 01:26:15,421 --> 01:26:18,758 I just remembered I left something at the office. 1146 01:26:18,842 --> 01:26:19,843 (NEIL CLEARS THROAT) 1147 01:26:33,273 --> 01:26:36,568 NEWS ANCHOR: You've lately taken a couple of swipes at the space program. 1148 01:26:36,776 --> 01:26:39,779 I think it would be interesting to talk more about 1149 01:26:39,863 --> 01:26:42,657 whether this is the proper thing to do with the public treasury. 1150 01:26:42,740 --> 01:26:44,409 The sort of dreams I would have 1151 01:26:44,492 --> 01:26:46,870 would be a habitable New York City, for instance. 1152 01:26:46,953 --> 01:26:49,789 It would seem to me that that would be a reasonable thing to do. 1153 01:26:50,039 --> 01:26:52,792 MALE INTERVIEWER: What has been the reaction of your friends in this? 1154 01:26:52,876 --> 01:26:54,854 WOMAN: Well, they mostly think that it's ridiculous 1155 01:26:54,878 --> 01:26:56,504 that we're spending so much money 1156 01:26:56,588 --> 01:26:59,048 to go somewhere where we don't know anything about. 1157 01:26:59,132 --> 01:27:02,385 And that the money could be used for a lot more helpful things. 1158 01:27:02,594 --> 01:27:03,928 (PROTESTERS CHEERING) 1159 01:27:08,516 --> 01:27:10,286 MALE PROTESTER: Power to the people! (DRUMS PLAYING) 1160 01:27:10,310 --> 01:27:12,437 (SINGING) A rat done bit my sister Nell 1161 01:27:12,604 --> 01:27:14,314 With Whitey on the Moon 1162 01:27:15,106 --> 01:27:17,275 Her face and arms begin to swell 1163 01:27:17,442 --> 01:27:19,027 And Whitey's on the Moon 1164 01:27:20,236 --> 01:27:22,155 I can't pay no doctor bills 1165 01:27:22,405 --> 01:27:24,032 But Whitey's on the Moon 1166 01:27:25,116 --> 01:27:27,201 Ten years from now I'll be payin' still 1167 01:27:27,410 --> 01:27:29,287 While Whitey's on the Moon 1168 01:27:29,996 --> 01:27:34,334 The man just upped my rent last night and Whitey's on the Moon 1169 01:27:34,959 --> 01:27:36,836 No hot water no toilets, no lights 1170 01:27:37,003 --> 01:27:38,671 But Whitey's on the Moon 1171 01:27:40,173 --> 01:27:42,467 I wonder why he's upping me 1172 01:27:42,634 --> 01:27:44,218 'Cause Whitey's on the Moon? 1173 01:27:45,053 --> 01:27:47,639 Well, I was already giving him, like, 50 a week 1174 01:27:47,805 --> 01:27:49,349 And Whitey's on the Moon 1175 01:27:49,432 --> 01:27:50,975 Jesus, that's a big mother. 1176 01:27:51,100 --> 01:27:52,644 BUZZ: It's a political rush job. 1177 01:27:52,894 --> 01:27:54,938 Congress wouldn't fund us to come in second. 1178 01:27:55,521 --> 01:27:57,815 Why else would NASA be sending a rocket 1179 01:27:57,899 --> 01:28:00,318 that's had one issue after another to the Moon? 1180 01:28:00,735 --> 01:28:02,779 Thanks for the insight, Buzz. 1181 01:28:05,198 --> 01:28:06,950 Always a pleasure with you. 1182 01:28:09,369 --> 01:28:11,412 It doesn't matter, he's not in the lunar lottery. 1183 01:28:11,496 --> 01:28:12,705 And you are? 1184 01:28:12,914 --> 01:28:16,876 Well, the only guys they let on the LLTV since Neil's accident 1185 01:28:17,043 --> 01:28:18,169 are ones that might land. 1186 01:28:18,419 --> 01:28:19,899 So you think you're going to the Moon? 1187 01:28:20,338 --> 01:28:22,382 It's been up for grabs since Gus died. 1188 01:28:24,217 --> 01:28:26,469 I'm just saying what you're thinking. 1189 01:28:31,641 --> 01:28:33,226 Well, maybe you shouldn't. 1190 01:28:38,773 --> 01:28:42,568 SATURN 5 ANNOUNCER: Apollo 8 clearing the VAB and headed toward the launchpad. 1191 01:28:48,574 --> 01:28:50,034 Hell of a rocket. 1192 01:28:50,868 --> 01:28:52,078 Yeah. 1193 01:28:53,329 --> 01:28:56,541 Everything stays on track, 11's gonna be the landing. 1194 01:28:56,624 --> 01:28:58,876 I talked to Bob, everyone's in agreement. 1195 01:28:59,002 --> 01:29:00,837 We'd like you to command. 1196 01:29:08,052 --> 01:29:09,178 Okay. 1197 01:29:15,059 --> 01:29:16,870 WALTER CRONKITE: (ON TV) ...helicopter vectored that way. 1198 01:29:16,894 --> 01:29:19,897 It looks like a red dot with a long, long tail. 1199 01:29:20,106 --> 01:29:22,233 A long plume. That's got to be the spacecraft. 1200 01:29:22,400 --> 01:29:24,777 That has to be Apollo 10 reentering. 1201 01:29:25,903 --> 01:29:28,281 And so, the flight of Apollo 10 1202 01:29:28,364 --> 01:29:32,201 has performed the major function of its mission. 1203 01:29:32,285 --> 01:29:35,329 It has proved, through these daring three astronauts, 1204 01:29:35,413 --> 01:29:38,041 that all of the systems work properly 1205 01:29:38,124 --> 01:29:42,587 and that there should be no reason why man cannot, perhaps as early as July, 1206 01:29:42,670 --> 01:29:46,549 land on that picked spot on the Moon's equator. 1207 01:29:46,716 --> 01:29:50,386 These are sailors of the sky, and what we've seen 1208 01:29:50,553 --> 01:29:55,933 and heard today make the great ocean voyages of the earthbound seem, 1209 01:29:56,100 --> 01:29:58,102 well, earthbound indeed. 1210 01:29:58,186 --> 01:30:01,230 For as the poet wrote, the crew of Apollo 10 1211 01:30:01,314 --> 01:30:04,192 has "slipped the surly bonds of Earth" 1212 01:30:04,358 --> 01:30:06,069 and carried us over into tomorrow. 1213 01:30:06,152 --> 01:30:07,445 In the past few hours, 1214 01:30:07,528 --> 01:30:10,198 man has come closer to the Moon than ever in his history. 1215 01:30:10,490 --> 01:30:12,867 There were those terrifying moments when... 1216 01:30:12,950 --> 01:30:14,786 Mom, what's wrong? Hmm? 1217 01:30:15,495 --> 01:30:16,913 What's wrong? 1218 01:30:17,705 --> 01:30:19,165 Nothing, honey. 1219 01:30:20,583 --> 01:30:22,543 Your dad's going to the Moon. 1220 01:30:23,252 --> 01:30:24,295 Okay. 1221 01:30:26,297 --> 01:30:27,965 Can I go outside? 1222 01:30:28,716 --> 01:30:29,967 Sure. 1223 01:30:30,426 --> 01:30:31,803 (MARK RUNNING) 1224 01:30:35,306 --> 01:30:39,936 NEIL: (CLEARS THROAT) Uh, we're here today to talk about the forthcoming flight. 1225 01:30:40,019 --> 01:30:42,563 But we're able to talk about it 1226 01:30:42,647 --> 01:30:44,649 because of previous flights. 1227 01:30:45,650 --> 01:30:48,027 Every flight took on new objectives, 1228 01:30:48,402 --> 01:30:52,198 and left us with very few additions to be completed. 1229 01:30:52,573 --> 01:30:53,991 We're very grateful to those people 1230 01:30:54,075 --> 01:30:55,910 who made it possible for us to be here today. 1231 01:30:57,036 --> 01:30:58,913 DEKE: All right, we'll take some questions now. 1232 01:30:59,789 --> 01:31:00,790 Jim? 1233 01:31:00,873 --> 01:31:03,626 Neil, when you learned you were going to command this flight, 1234 01:31:03,793 --> 01:31:06,129 were you surprised? Overjoyed? 1235 01:31:06,546 --> 01:31:07,839 I was pleased. 1236 01:31:07,922 --> 01:31:09,924 Okay, but how would you compare this feeling 1237 01:31:10,007 --> 01:31:12,510 to winning an automobile or being selected as an astronaut? 1238 01:31:15,304 --> 01:31:16,806 I was pleased. 1239 01:31:18,349 --> 01:31:19,350 Brian? 1240 01:31:19,433 --> 01:31:21,769 Neil, if it does turn out, 1241 01:31:22,061 --> 01:31:23,479 you'll go down in history. 1242 01:31:23,563 --> 01:31:26,333 What kind of thoughts do you have about that when the thought hits you... 1243 01:31:26,357 --> 01:31:28,276 "Uh, gosh, suppose that flight's successful..." 1244 01:31:28,359 --> 01:31:30,199 We're planning on that flight being successful. 1245 01:31:30,653 --> 01:31:31,737 BRIAN: Uh... (STAMMERS) 1246 01:31:32,280 --> 01:31:35,658 I just meant how you feel about being a part of history. 1247 01:31:36,534 --> 01:31:38,661 I think I can shed some light here. 1248 01:31:39,662 --> 01:31:41,455 It's a responsibility, 1249 01:31:42,498 --> 01:31:44,876 but it's exciting to be the first. 1250 01:31:45,751 --> 01:31:47,670 Even my wife is excited. 1251 01:31:47,753 --> 01:31:51,007 She keeps slipping jewelry into my PPK. (CHUCKLES) 1252 01:31:51,090 --> 01:31:52,133 (LAUGHTER) 1253 01:31:52,216 --> 01:31:54,361 REPORTER: You're planning on taking some of her jewelry to the Moon, Buzz? 1254 01:31:54,385 --> 01:31:55,428 Sure. 1255 01:31:55,553 --> 01:31:59,182 What fella wouldn't wanna give his wife bragging rights? 1256 01:31:59,807 --> 01:32:00,850 REPORTER: Neil, 1257 01:32:00,933 --> 01:32:02,435 will you take anything? 1258 01:32:03,311 --> 01:32:05,563 Uh, if I had a choice, I'd take more fuel. 1259 01:32:06,731 --> 01:32:08,482 DEKE: All right, next question. 1260 01:32:20,953 --> 01:32:23,247 I thought you were gonna talk to the boys. 1261 01:32:23,873 --> 01:32:25,875 What did you want me to say? 1262 01:32:27,251 --> 01:32:29,045 What do you wanna say? 1263 01:32:29,128 --> 01:32:31,255 You're the one that's going away. 1264 01:32:31,339 --> 01:32:34,258 Well, it's too late now. They're asleep. 1265 01:32:36,719 --> 01:32:38,221 No, they're not, Neil. 1266 01:32:39,222 --> 01:32:40,890 You know they're not. 1267 01:32:41,515 --> 01:32:43,309 Why can't you talk to them? (ZIPPING BAG) 1268 01:32:44,560 --> 01:32:46,103 What are you doing? 1269 01:32:48,731 --> 01:32:49,732 Uh... 1270 01:32:50,149 --> 01:32:51,317 I'm packing. 1271 01:32:52,360 --> 01:32:56,197 No. You're just killing time until you can get in the car. 1272 01:33:02,495 --> 01:33:04,121 Okay. Okay. 1273 01:33:08,417 --> 01:33:10,503 Neil, I need you to talk to the boys. 1274 01:33:12,797 --> 01:33:14,257 Can you hear me? 1275 01:33:16,175 --> 01:33:18,175 I need you to talk to the boys. What are you doing? 1276 01:33:19,428 --> 01:33:20,513 Stop. I'm going to work. 1277 01:33:20,596 --> 01:33:21,889 Well, just stop it. 1278 01:33:22,056 --> 01:33:24,475 Just stop... Just stop packing! 1279 01:33:31,107 --> 01:33:32,108 (SIGHS) 1280 01:33:38,614 --> 01:33:40,825 What are the chances you're not coming back? 1281 01:33:42,326 --> 01:33:44,930 Hmm? What are the chances this is the last time the boys are gonna see you? 1282 01:33:44,954 --> 01:33:46,580 Well, I can't give you an exact number. 1283 01:33:46,664 --> 01:33:49,583 I don't want a fucking number, Neil! 1284 01:33:52,169 --> 01:33:55,631 It's not zero, is it? Is it? 1285 01:33:57,883 --> 01:34:00,386 No. No, it's not. 1286 01:34:01,929 --> 01:34:03,723 Pat doesn't have a husband. 1287 01:34:04,765 --> 01:34:08,185 Those kids, they don't have a father anymore. 1288 01:34:10,479 --> 01:34:12,315 Do you understand what that means? 1289 01:34:14,358 --> 01:34:17,111 What are the chances that's gonna be Ricky and Mark? 1290 01:34:18,571 --> 01:34:22,533 And I... I can't tell 'em that their dad spent 1291 01:34:22,700 --> 01:34:25,244 the last few minutes packing his briefcase! 1292 01:34:27,538 --> 01:34:29,123 You're gonna sit 'em down. 1293 01:34:29,373 --> 01:34:30,833 Both of them. 1294 01:34:31,000 --> 01:34:34,420 And you're gonna prepare them for the fact that you might not ever come home. 1295 01:34:34,628 --> 01:34:37,214 You're doing that. You. 1296 01:34:38,174 --> 01:34:39,467 Not me. 1297 01:34:41,260 --> 01:34:42,470 I'm done. 1298 01:34:49,435 --> 01:34:52,146 So you better start thinking about what you're gonna say. 1299 01:34:56,692 --> 01:34:57,860 (SIGHS) 1300 01:35:14,627 --> 01:35:18,714 Jimmy asked what you're gonna say when you get onto the Moon. 1301 01:35:23,803 --> 01:35:27,348 Well, we're not sure we're gonna get onto the Moon. Uh... 1302 01:35:28,724 --> 01:35:31,685 A lot of things have to go right before that happens. 1303 01:35:32,728 --> 01:35:35,064 MARK: How long will you be gone? 1304 01:35:35,731 --> 01:35:36,732 NEIL: Um... 1305 01:35:36,816 --> 01:35:38,943 Well, we launch in 10 days, we'll be up for eight, 1306 01:35:39,026 --> 01:35:40,861 and then about a month in quarantine. 1307 01:35:40,945 --> 01:35:42,446 What's quarantine? 1308 01:35:43,572 --> 01:35:46,117 We'll be in isolation. 1309 01:35:48,911 --> 01:35:51,455 Uh, to protect in case we 1310 01:35:52,998 --> 01:35:56,085 carry any diseases from the lunar surface 1311 01:35:56,877 --> 01:36:00,339 or something of that nature. It's not likely, but it's a precaution. 1312 01:36:02,049 --> 01:36:04,718 So you won't be here for my swim meet? 1313 01:36:11,350 --> 01:36:12,351 (SMACKS LIPS) 1314 01:36:14,603 --> 01:36:15,729 No. 1315 01:36:18,441 --> 01:36:19,608 Sorry. 1316 01:36:30,619 --> 01:36:33,038 Does anyone have any other questions? 1317 01:36:35,791 --> 01:36:37,710 Do you think you're coming back? 1318 01:36:38,878 --> 01:36:40,921 We have real confidence in the mission. 1319 01:36:41,255 --> 01:36:43,382 And, uh, there are some risks, 1320 01:36:43,466 --> 01:36:46,051 but we have every intention of coming back. 1321 01:36:46,385 --> 01:36:48,262 But you might not. 1322 01:37:02,985 --> 01:37:04,403 That's right. 1323 01:37:13,996 --> 01:37:15,080 Okay. 1324 01:37:16,749 --> 01:37:18,334 Okay. Time for bed. 1325 01:37:54,036 --> 01:37:58,958 BOB: "Fate has ordained that the men who went to the Moon to explore in peace 1326 01:37:59,250 --> 01:38:01,961 "will stay on the Moon to rest in peace. 1327 01:38:02,253 --> 01:38:05,965 "These brave men, Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin, 1328 01:38:06,048 --> 01:38:09,093 "know there is no hope for their recovery. 1329 01:38:09,552 --> 01:38:12,179 "They will be mourned by their families. 1330 01:38:12,763 --> 01:38:14,640 "They will be mourned by a Mother Earth 1331 01:38:14,807 --> 01:38:18,727 "that dared send two of her sons into the unknown. 1332 01:38:20,020 --> 01:38:23,816 "For every human being who looks up at the Moon in the nights to come 1333 01:38:23,983 --> 01:38:27,653 "will know that there is some corner of another world 1334 01:38:27,820 --> 01:38:30,197 "that is forever mankind." 1335 01:38:31,198 --> 01:38:35,953 "Prior to the statement, President will telephone each of the widows-to-be. 1336 01:38:36,412 --> 01:38:40,040 "A clergyman will adopt the same procedure as a burial at sea, 1337 01:38:40,708 --> 01:38:44,712 "commending their souls to the deepest of the deep." 1338 01:38:46,422 --> 01:38:47,798 Any thoughts? 1339 01:38:49,800 --> 01:38:51,427 Sounds fine. 1340 01:39:28,589 --> 01:39:29,590 (CAMERA SHUTTER CLICKING) 1341 01:39:29,798 --> 01:39:30,799 (PENCIL SKETCHING) 1342 01:39:54,782 --> 01:39:55,783 (LOCK CLICKS) 1343 01:39:59,953 --> 01:40:00,954 (AIR HISSING) 1344 01:40:20,182 --> 01:40:21,517 (INDISTINCT CONVERSATIONS) 1345 01:42:20,219 --> 01:42:22,221 LAUNCH DIRECTOR: T-minus two minutes and counting. 1346 01:42:39,530 --> 01:42:42,115 Twenty seconds and counting. 1347 01:42:43,492 --> 01:42:46,662 T-minus 15 seconds. Guidance is internal. 1348 01:42:46,995 --> 01:42:50,749 12, 11, 10, 9... 1349 01:42:50,833 --> 01:42:53,126 Ignition sequence start. 1350 01:43:58,650 --> 01:44:00,485 Tower cleared. 1351 01:44:35,062 --> 01:44:36,772 (WHIRRING) 1352 01:44:59,878 --> 01:45:02,047 CAPCOM-APOLLO 11: Mark. Mode One Charlie. 1353 01:45:02,130 --> 01:45:04,424 Houston, you are a go for staging. 1354 01:45:31,034 --> 01:45:33,721 CAPCOM-APOLLO 11: This is Apollo Control. We're a minute from ignition 1355 01:45:33,745 --> 01:45:36,248 on trans-lunar injection maneuver. 1356 01:45:36,456 --> 01:45:38,875 Okay, we're operate. 59:59. 1357 01:45:39,418 --> 01:45:41,086 (THRUSTERS IGNITE) 1358 01:45:44,798 --> 01:45:46,216 (METALLIC CLANGING) 1359 01:45:53,932 --> 01:45:59,438 CAPCOM-APOLLO 11: Apollo 11, we track your speed increasing to 36,000 feet per second. 1360 01:45:59,521 --> 01:46:01,481 You are now leaving Earth orbit. 1361 01:46:01,606 --> 01:46:03,191 Apollo 11, roger. 1362 01:46:04,651 --> 01:46:05,986 (RUMBLING) 1363 01:46:10,991 --> 01:46:12,200 (RUMBLING STOPS) 1364 01:46:12,826 --> 01:46:14,494 We have cutoff. 1365 01:46:14,786 --> 01:46:15,888 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Roger, 11. 1366 01:46:15,912 --> 01:46:18,206 It certainly looks like you're well on your way now. 1367 01:46:18,290 --> 01:46:20,250 Okay, Houston, we're about to SEP. 1368 01:46:20,417 --> 01:46:23,086 Mike, you got it? It's your ship now. 1369 01:46:52,324 --> 01:46:53,742 (THUD) (SHIP RATTLES) 1370 01:46:58,622 --> 01:47:00,415 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: And you can start PTC 1371 01:47:00,540 --> 01:47:01,666 at your convenience. 1372 01:47:01,833 --> 01:47:03,877 MIKE: All right. Thank you, Houston. 1373 01:47:11,676 --> 01:47:13,261 MIKE: That smells funny. 1374 01:47:13,345 --> 01:47:15,680 Like, uh, charred electrical insulation. 1375 01:47:17,390 --> 01:47:19,184 Might just be rocket fumes. 1376 01:47:21,520 --> 01:47:23,772 BUZZ: Did you bring any music? MIKE: No. 1377 01:47:24,815 --> 01:47:26,108 Here, Buzz. 1378 01:47:35,784 --> 01:47:37,119 (SLOW MUSIC PLAYING) 1379 01:47:47,462 --> 01:47:50,173 Hey, Houston, are you hearing this? (BUZZ CHUCKLES) 1380 01:48:04,271 --> 01:48:05,772 (MUSIC CONTINUES PLAYING) 1381 01:49:00,327 --> 01:49:03,330 CAPCOM-APOLLO 11: Apollo 11, now entering lunar orbit. 1382 01:49:03,413 --> 01:49:06,958 Your roll should give you a good view in about two minutes. Over. 1383 01:49:07,792 --> 01:49:10,962 When you have a free minute, could you give us your onboard readout 1384 01:49:11,046 --> 01:49:13,965 of N2 tank Bravo, please? 1385 01:49:14,132 --> 01:49:16,259 BUZZ: Nitrogen tank Bravo is showing 1386 01:49:16,426 --> 01:49:18,970 1960, something like that. 1387 01:49:19,137 --> 01:49:20,222 CAPCOM-APOLLO 11: Roger. 1388 01:50:10,146 --> 01:50:12,232 Would you look at that? 1389 01:50:37,924 --> 01:50:39,402 MIKE: This is a damn three-ring circus. 1390 01:50:39,426 --> 01:50:42,804 I got a fuel cell purge in progress, I'm watching an AUTO maneuver and... 1391 01:50:42,887 --> 01:50:44,306 (RAPID BEEPING) Jesus Christ! 1392 01:50:44,389 --> 01:50:45,807 (BEEPING STOPS) Normal, normal. 1393 01:50:45,890 --> 01:50:48,435 Houston, stand by for AUTO alarm. 1394 01:50:48,852 --> 01:50:50,770 Neil, the, uh... The voice tape recorder, 1395 01:50:50,854 --> 01:50:52,314 you know where that is? I don't know. 1396 01:50:52,397 --> 01:50:54,607 All this food and stuff up here, you want any of that? 1397 01:50:54,774 --> 01:50:55,775 No. 1398 01:50:55,984 --> 01:50:56,985 MIKE: All right. 1399 01:50:57,193 --> 01:51:00,155 What about this chewing gum? You want any of that? 1400 01:51:00,405 --> 01:51:01,573 Mike. 1401 01:51:05,744 --> 01:51:07,537 Come back, will you? 1402 01:51:09,664 --> 01:51:11,499 CAPCOM-APOLLO 11: Apollo 11, Houston. 1403 01:51:11,583 --> 01:51:15,628 Let us know when you've entered the LEM and closed up the hatch. Over. 1404 01:51:24,512 --> 01:51:26,014 (SWITCH FLICKS) (WHIRRING) 1405 01:51:28,808 --> 01:51:32,270 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Eagle, this is Houston. We see the optics zero switch on. 1406 01:51:32,354 --> 01:51:33,897 Before you take some marks, 1407 01:51:33,980 --> 01:51:37,317 don't forget to cycle it back off and on, and then on. Over. 1408 01:51:40,278 --> 01:51:41,404 (CLICKS) 1409 01:51:43,907 --> 01:51:45,658 Eagle, Houston, could you give us a hack 1410 01:51:45,742 --> 01:51:48,536 on the time that you switched to LEM power 1411 01:51:48,620 --> 01:51:52,582 and also verify that we're on glycol pump 1? Over. 1412 01:51:54,334 --> 01:51:56,461 NEIL: This is Eagle, we're on pump 1. 1413 01:51:56,920 --> 01:51:58,840 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Roger. MIKE: Eagle, Columbia. 1414 01:51:58,963 --> 01:52:00,632 All 12 docking latches are cocked. 1415 01:52:00,840 --> 01:52:02,120 I'm ready to button up the hatch. 1416 01:52:02,175 --> 01:52:03,176 BUZZ: Roger. 1417 01:52:03,802 --> 01:52:07,639 MIKE: I'm gonna start a maneuver now to our undocking attitude. 1418 01:52:08,932 --> 01:52:10,517 BUZZ: Okay. 1419 01:52:14,604 --> 01:52:16,064 (WHOOSHING) 1420 01:52:30,703 --> 01:52:31,704 (WHOOSHING STOPS) 1421 01:52:33,498 --> 01:52:37,293 MIKE: How about using, as an undocking time, 100 hours and 12 minutes? 1422 01:52:38,753 --> 01:52:40,380 What have you got for AOS? 1423 01:52:40,463 --> 01:52:43,258 MIKE: I have 100 hours and 16 minutes. 1424 01:52:43,550 --> 01:52:46,511 CAPCOM-APOLLO 11: Eagle, keep an eye on your descent engine fuel. 1425 01:52:46,678 --> 01:52:49,889 Continuous burn time is limited to 910 seconds. 1426 01:52:50,181 --> 01:52:51,558 Over. 1427 01:52:53,351 --> 01:52:57,188 Apollo 11, Houston, we are go for undocking. Over. 1428 01:53:09,617 --> 01:53:11,411 MIKE: Fifteen seconds. 1429 01:53:17,625 --> 01:53:19,419 Okay, there you go. 1430 01:53:20,753 --> 01:53:21,754 (RUMBLING) 1431 01:53:46,112 --> 01:53:48,907 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Eagle, Houston. We see you on the steerable. Over. 1432 01:53:48,990 --> 01:53:50,408 NEIL: The Eagle is undocked. 1433 01:53:50,492 --> 01:53:51,886 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Roger. How does it look? 1434 01:53:51,910 --> 01:53:53,745 The Eagle has wings. 1435 01:54:29,322 --> 01:54:30,615 NEIL: It just won't stay. 1436 01:54:32,951 --> 01:54:34,678 CAPCOM-APOLLO 11: Eagle, report status. Over. 1437 01:54:34,702 --> 01:54:36,287 We'll have to tell them about that. 1438 01:54:37,163 --> 01:54:38,998 Let's prep for descent. 1439 01:54:39,666 --> 01:54:42,061 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Eagle, Houston. You're a go for powered descent. 1440 01:54:42,085 --> 01:54:43,711 Roger. Read you. 1441 01:54:48,341 --> 01:54:49,342 (BEEPING) 1442 01:54:49,425 --> 01:54:51,844 Altitude light's on, we don't have radar data. 1443 01:54:57,767 --> 01:54:59,227 Let's proceed. 1444 01:55:01,020 --> 01:55:02,564 Proceed. 1445 01:55:03,106 --> 01:55:04,232 One... 1446 01:55:04,899 --> 01:55:05,900 Zero... 1447 01:55:06,067 --> 01:55:07,277 Ignition. 1448 01:55:16,869 --> 01:55:17,870 (ALARM BLARING) 1449 01:55:18,037 --> 01:55:19,664 Program alarm. 1450 01:55:20,206 --> 01:55:21,708 What's a 1202 alarm? 1451 01:55:21,874 --> 01:55:23,251 NEIL: I don't know. 1452 01:55:23,418 --> 01:55:26,337 Houston, give us a reading on the 1202 program alarm. 1453 01:55:26,921 --> 01:55:29,066 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Roger, we got you. We're a go on that alarm. 1454 01:55:29,090 --> 01:55:30,091 (BEEPS) (ALARM STOPS) 1455 01:55:33,845 --> 01:55:34,929 (ALARM BLARING) 1456 01:55:35,305 --> 01:55:36,806 BUZZ: Same alarm. 1457 01:55:36,973 --> 01:55:38,826 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Roger. We're a go on that alarm. 1458 01:55:38,850 --> 01:55:39,851 (ALARM STOPS) 1459 01:56:04,125 --> 01:56:05,668 NEIL: Okay, 3,000 at 70. 1460 01:56:05,752 --> 01:56:07,337 BUZZ: Roger. Understand. 1461 01:56:07,837 --> 01:56:10,214 (ALARM BLARING) Program alarm 1201. 1462 01:56:10,298 --> 01:56:12,133 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Roger. 1201 alarm. 1463 01:56:16,137 --> 01:56:18,139 Same type. We're go. (ALARM STOPS) 1464 01:56:51,339 --> 01:56:53,257 NEIL: Pretty rocky area. 1465 01:56:57,011 --> 01:56:59,180 BUZZ: Those boulders are as big as cars. 1466 01:56:59,389 --> 01:57:00,723 We can't land there. 1467 01:57:09,357 --> 01:57:10,608 Going to manual. 1468 01:57:22,620 --> 01:57:23,996 540 feet, down to 30. 1469 01:57:24,580 --> 01:57:26,124 Watch your fuel. 1470 01:57:27,083 --> 01:57:28,793 330. 1471 01:57:29,001 --> 01:57:30,795 300 feet, down three and a half. 1472 01:57:36,008 --> 01:57:37,176 Fuel's at 8%. 1473 01:57:41,514 --> 01:57:43,975 (BEEPS) The radar's lost track of the surface again. 1474 01:57:44,976 --> 01:57:47,270 160 feet, six and a half down. 1475 01:57:47,854 --> 01:57:50,148 Five and a half down, nine forward. 1476 01:57:54,527 --> 01:57:56,612 CAPCOM-APOLLO 11: Low level. Low level. 1477 01:57:57,238 --> 01:57:58,489 120 feet. 1478 01:57:58,906 --> 01:58:00,783 5% fuel remaining. 1479 01:58:02,243 --> 01:58:03,244 (ALARM BLARING) 1480 01:58:03,327 --> 01:58:04,495 Quantity light! 1481 01:58:05,037 --> 01:58:08,583 Ninety-four seconds to bingo. 114's a mandatory abort. 1482 01:58:13,379 --> 01:58:14,964 Down to half, six forward. 1483 01:58:15,923 --> 01:58:17,800 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Stand by for 60. Rog. 1484 01:58:18,217 --> 01:58:20,487 CAPCOM 3-APOLLO 11: Sixty seconds. (ALARM CONTINUES BLARING) 1485 01:58:20,511 --> 01:58:22,096 40 feet, down two and a half. 1486 01:58:29,061 --> 01:58:30,330 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Stand by for 30. 1487 01:58:30,354 --> 01:58:32,074 Thirty seconds. CAPCOM 3-APOLLO 11: Forward. 1488 01:58:35,651 --> 01:58:37,731 BUZZ: 20 feet, down a half! (ALARM CONTINUES BLARING) 1489 01:58:43,618 --> 01:58:46,704 Faint shadow. Drifting forward, just a little bit. 1490 01:59:01,844 --> 01:59:03,971 (ALARM CONTINUES BLARING) 1491 01:59:18,569 --> 01:59:20,404 BUZZ: Contact light. 1492 01:59:21,989 --> 01:59:23,616 Shutdown. 1493 01:59:34,752 --> 01:59:37,004 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: We copy, you're down, Eagle. 1494 01:59:41,217 --> 01:59:42,510 NEIL: Houston, 1495 01:59:43,010 --> 01:59:44,720 Tranquility Base here. 1496 01:59:47,557 --> 01:59:49,392 The Eagle has landed. 1497 01:59:49,934 --> 01:59:51,453 CAPCOM 2-APOLLO 11: Roger, Tranquility. 1498 01:59:51,477 --> 01:59:52,979 We copy on the ground. 1499 01:59:53,062 --> 01:59:54,897 You got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. 1500 01:59:54,981 --> 01:59:56,983 We're breathing again. Thanks a lot. 1501 01:59:59,318 --> 02:00:00,987 Thank you. 1502 02:00:04,365 --> 02:00:06,325 Very smooth touchdown. 1503 02:00:25,136 --> 02:00:27,221 (CLANKING) (WHIRRING) 1504 02:00:42,653 --> 02:00:44,071 (CREAKING) 1505 02:00:46,741 --> 02:00:47,742 (AIR HISSING) 1506 02:01:36,415 --> 02:01:38,250 (OXYGENATED BREATHING) 1507 02:01:54,934 --> 02:01:58,437 CAPCOM 3-APOLLO 11: Okay, Neil, we can see you coming down the ladder now. 1508 02:02:09,490 --> 02:02:11,784 NEIL: Okay, I just checked. Uh... 1509 02:02:12,243 --> 02:02:15,246 Coming back up to that first step, Buzz, it's, uh... 1510 02:02:16,998 --> 02:02:21,377 The strut hasn't collapsed too far, but it's adequate to get back up. 1511 02:02:22,294 --> 02:02:23,397 CAPCOM 3-APOLLO 11: Roger, we copy. 1512 02:02:23,421 --> 02:02:24,901 NEIL: Takes a pretty good little jump. 1513 02:02:42,606 --> 02:02:44,209 CAPCOM 3-APOLLO 11: Buzz, this is Houston. 1514 02:02:44,233 --> 02:02:47,069 F2, 1/160 a second 1515 02:02:47,403 --> 02:02:50,614 for shadow photography on the sequence camera. 1516 02:02:51,574 --> 02:02:53,117 BUZZ: Okay. 1517 02:02:56,912 --> 02:02:59,331 NEIL: I'm, uh, at the foot of the ladder. 1518 02:02:59,415 --> 02:03:05,212 The LEM footbeds are only, uh, depressed in the surface 1519 02:03:05,296 --> 02:03:08,299 about one or two inches. 1520 02:03:08,382 --> 02:03:12,011 Although, the surface appears to be, uh, 1521 02:03:12,970 --> 02:03:15,973 very, very fine grain as you get close to it. 1522 02:03:16,057 --> 02:03:19,477 It's almost like a powder down there. 1523 02:03:20,144 --> 02:03:21,729 Very fine. 1524 02:03:31,030 --> 02:03:33,282 I'm gonna step off the LEM now. 1525 02:03:43,959 --> 02:03:46,796 That's one small step for man, 1526 02:03:49,006 --> 02:03:52,176 one giant leap for mankind. 1527 02:05:22,474 --> 02:05:24,685 BUZZ: Okay, you ready for me to come out? 1528 02:05:58,219 --> 02:05:59,470 (OXYGENATED BREATHING) 1529 02:06:30,084 --> 02:06:31,460 (INAUDIBLE) 1530 02:08:45,511 --> 02:08:50,265 CAPCOM 3-APOLLO 11: Five, four, three, two, one. 1531 02:08:50,474 --> 02:08:51,558 Ignition. 1532 02:09:01,527 --> 02:09:05,030 ERIC SEVAREID: ...I suppose they can never really describe to us. 1533 02:09:05,697 --> 02:09:07,008 Or will we ever know? WALTER CRONKITE: No... 1534 02:09:07,032 --> 02:09:08,283 And it may not be a beauty 1535 02:09:08,367 --> 02:09:11,078 that one can pass on to future beholders either. 1536 02:09:11,161 --> 02:09:13,956 These first men on the Moon have seen something 1537 02:09:14,039 --> 02:09:17,126 that men who follow will have missed. 1538 02:09:17,626 --> 02:09:21,922 ERIC SEVAREID: They've peered into another life that we can't follow. 1539 02:09:22,089 --> 02:09:25,634 NEWS ANCHOR: Bob Simon at Trafalgar Square, where he joined the thousands 1540 02:09:25,801 --> 02:09:28,095 who watched an immense television screen 1541 02:09:28,262 --> 02:09:30,305 as the Apollo touched down on the Moon. 1542 02:09:30,389 --> 02:09:33,434 ROMANIAN REPORTER: The average Romanian thinks of Apollo 11 a little bit 1543 02:09:33,517 --> 02:09:35,310 as his own personal adventure. 1544 02:09:35,394 --> 02:09:38,939 REPORTER: It's been estimated that the audience was up in the hundreds of millions. 1545 02:09:39,022 --> 02:09:42,776 Perhaps 400 million persons or so watching this broadcast... 1546 02:09:42,860 --> 02:09:45,154 REPORTER 2: Countless millions more listened on the radio 1547 02:09:45,237 --> 02:09:46,697 to the voices from the Moon. 1548 02:09:46,780 --> 02:09:50,033 Never before had so many people been attuned to one event 1549 02:09:50,284 --> 02:09:51,827 at one time. 1550 02:09:53,370 --> 02:09:55,456 (INDISTINCT CHATTER) 1551 02:09:56,582 --> 02:09:57,725 MAN: (ON TV) ...feats of all time. 1552 02:09:57,749 --> 02:09:59,185 REPORTER: Does it amaze you that it's taken place? 1553 02:09:59,209 --> 02:10:03,088 MAN 2: It not only amazes me, but I'm certain that it amazes everybody in this country. 1554 02:10:03,172 --> 02:10:04,756 REPORTER 2: What do you think of it? 1555 02:10:04,840 --> 02:10:06,467 MAN 3: The Moon, I hope that sometime 1556 02:10:06,550 --> 02:10:08,010 everybody will go there. 1557 02:10:08,177 --> 02:10:10,780 REPORTER 2: Wanna go yourself? MAN 3: Oh, yeah, I wish I can go right now. 1558 02:10:10,804 --> 02:10:15,100 WOMAN: I think this is a very important day. It's a historical day. 1559 02:10:15,184 --> 02:10:19,229 And the whole universe is concerned about this, the landing on the Moon. 1560 02:10:19,313 --> 02:10:21,233 And as a French woman, how do you think about it? 1561 02:10:21,315 --> 02:10:23,400 Oh, I think it's wonderful, I always trusted America 1562 02:10:23,484 --> 02:10:25,027 and I knew they couldn't fail. 1563 02:10:25,777 --> 02:10:27,946 NEWS ANCHOR: And in Washington, an anonymous citizen 1564 02:10:28,030 --> 02:10:31,867 placed a small bouquet on the grave of John F. Kennedy with a note. 1565 02:10:32,117 --> 02:10:34,745 "Mr. President, the Eagle has landed." 1566 02:10:35,120 --> 02:10:38,999 And indeed on this day, as we mark the astronauts' return, 1567 02:10:39,082 --> 02:10:41,293 it's hard not to think back upon that speech 1568 02:10:41,376 --> 02:10:45,339 our 35th president gave just seven short years ago. 1569 02:10:45,631 --> 02:10:49,009 JOHN F. KENNEDY: If this capsule history of our progress teaches us anything, 1570 02:10:49,384 --> 02:10:52,179 it is that man, in his quest for knowledge 1571 02:10:52,304 --> 02:10:55,724 and progress is determined and cannot be deterred. 1572 02:10:56,225 --> 02:10:58,185 But why, some say, the Moon? 1573 02:10:59,102 --> 02:11:01,438 Why choose this as our goal? 1574 02:11:01,897 --> 02:11:05,734 And they may well ask, why climb the highest mountain? 1575 02:11:06,193 --> 02:11:09,363 Why, 35 years ago, fly the Atlantic? 1576 02:11:10,030 --> 02:11:11,990 Why does Rice play Texas? 1577 02:11:12,407 --> 02:11:14,701 We choose to go to the Moon. (CROWD APPLAUDING) 1578 02:11:15,118 --> 02:11:17,246 We choose to go to the Moon. 1579 02:11:19,081 --> 02:11:23,502 We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, 1580 02:11:23,585 --> 02:11:27,422 not because they are easy, but because they are hard. 1581 02:11:27,923 --> 02:11:28,924 (ALL CLAMORING) 1582 02:11:29,007 --> 02:11:31,051 REPORTERS: Mrs. Armstrong! Mrs. Armstrong! 1583 02:11:31,468 --> 02:11:33,011 REPORTER: How do you feel? 1584 02:11:38,517 --> 02:11:40,203 REPORTER 2: Have you spoken with your husband? 1585 02:11:40,227 --> 02:11:42,187 Would your sons like to be astronauts like him? 1586 02:11:42,271 --> 02:11:43,689 REPORTER 3: Mrs. Armstrong! 1587 02:11:43,772 --> 02:11:45,649 Have all your prayers been answered? 1588 02:11:46,149 --> 02:11:47,401 Yes, yes, they have. 1589 02:11:47,484 --> 02:11:49,486 REPORTER 4: How would you describe the flight? 1590 02:11:50,028 --> 02:11:54,616 Well, uh, I can only say it was outta this world. 1591 02:11:54,700 --> 02:11:55,701 (LAUGHTER) 1592 02:11:55,951 --> 02:11:57,077 Thank you. (ALL CLAMORING) 1593 02:11:58,495 --> 02:12:00,473 DEKE: They will be quarantined the full three weeks, 1594 02:12:00,497 --> 02:12:02,666 but there is no sign of infection or disease. 1595 02:12:06,295 --> 02:12:08,046 Congratulations, Jan. 1596 02:13:17,532 --> 02:13:18,659 (SNIFFS)