Apollo Expeditions to the Moon, Volume 10
Edgar M. Cortright
Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975 - 313 pages
Here men from the planet earth. First set foot upon the moon - July 1969 A.D. We Came in peace for all mankind. From the plaque on the Eagle, Apollo 11, which landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.
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activity Apollo 11 astronauts atmosphere billion built called camera carry Center changes command module complex Control crater crew decision descent developed Director docking early Earth engine equipment experience exploration feet final fire five flight flying four fuel Gemini ground Houston indicated landing later launch look Lovell lunar module lunar orbit lunar surface major material Mercury miles minutes mission Mission Control months Moon NASA needed Neil Operations oxygen performed phase photograph pilot planet planned possible pounds prepared President pressure problems rendezvous rocket rocks samples Saturn separation service module showed side simulation space spacecraft stage successful surface Surveyor tank things third took turned United vehicle
Page 200 - Here men from the planet earth first set foot upon the moon, July 1969 AD We came in peace for all mankind.
Page 18 - I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to earth.
Page 210 - Roger, Tranquility. We copy you on the ground. You've got a bunch of guys about to turn blue. We're breathing again. Thanks a lot.
Page 183 - And from the crew of Apollo 8, we close with good night, good luck, a Merry Christmas, and God bless all of you — all of you on the good Earth.
Page 205 - The Moon I have known all my life, that two-dimensional small yellow disk in the sky, has gone away somewhere, to be replaced by the most awesome sphere I have ever seen. To begin with, it is huge, completely filling our window.
Page 247 - Main B is reading zip right now." 56:00:06 Master caution and warning triggered by high hydrogen flow rate to fuel cell 2.
Page 220 - ... this has been far more than three men on a voyage to the Moon; more still than the efforts of a government and industry team; more even than the efforts of one nation. We feel that this stands as a symbol of the insatiable curiosity of all mankind to explore the unknown.
Page 220 - The responsibility for this flight lies first with history and with the giants of science who have preceded this effort; next with the American people, who have, through their will, indicated their desire; next...