108:31:12 Aldrin: How's the Comm now, Houston? Reyes was Chief of the Pre-Flight Operations Branch at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston during Apollo; and Lotzmann reports that Reyes, Wayne Stallard and others drew little cartoons on the daily schedules to make them more interesting. Performing Organization Name and Address 10. 108:13:33 Armstrong: It is. Do you think you can open the hatch at this pressure of about 0.12 psi? [Armstrong - "My recollection is - and it may be imperfect - that there was a filter just on the one valve (meaning the dump valve on the forward hatch)." It was your watch, if you wanted to leave it inside. (Long Pause). Rather facetiously, I've constructed a lunar lander for the future that has two exits and two ladders so that both people can come down at precisely the same time. "], [Journal Contributor Ulli Lotzmann notes that Neil and Buzz brought their EVA gloves back to Earth. "], [Jones - "He probably stayed hooked up to the LM, but I can check that. You are coming in loud and clear, and Mike passes on the word that he is receiving you and following your progress with interest. Should be...(Pause) Stand by. The mass of it was not objectionable. (Long Pause)
LOS is plus 42. Over. (Long Pause). [They are waiting for the caution-and-warning system to sense that the ECS fan and the airflow-driven water separator have stopped operating. 108:56:21 Aldrin: Got mine. *Apollo 11 Launch* [NASA Photo Gallery] Jul 16, 1969. 108:23:22 Aldrin: Verify Master Alarm. I think we both should have had a set of outside cues. A close-up view of the Apollo 11 lunar module (LM) on the surface of the Moon. We've got 1 minute and 30 seconds. 108:01:14 McCandless: Roger. 108:41:52 McCandless: Negative. Certainly, the critical steps were always included but, otherwise, trivial steps like "Turn right and back into PLSS" (see page Sur-28, near the middle) were eliminated.] And, because of that perception, we now have a space station that's being dedicated to science and it is really an engineering necessity. It did require moving around methodically and very slowly to avoid banging into things - no getting around it. (Pause) Okay. [Aldrin, from the 1969 Technical Debrief - "We had problems with this one particular electrical connector, the one that joins the RCU to the PLSS, ever since the first time we'd ever seen it.
Over. Over. 108:31:16 McCandless: Buzz, this is Houston. 108:30:19 Collins: I don't know if you guys can read me on VHF, but you sure sound good down there. My window's clear. 108:45:49 Armstrong: (PLSS) diverter valve's up. The NASA Apollo missions landed at six sites on the Moon between 1969 and 1972. [The astronauts each had an Omega Speedmaster Professional. 108:13:16 Aldrin: Didn't get a warning tone. They would start the stop-watch function at depress."] Roger. return to the LM 'porch', collecting thermal samples form the
Verify your (PLSS) diverter valve's open. (Red Apple and pull-pin?) 108:23:16 Collins: I'm going over to (garbled) I'll pick you up...
109:13:40 Armstrong: All RCU windows are clear. Click to load audio in new, pop-up window. Neil. Which would probably say that I should have had it set at something so that it was just not a normal time going around, but going from some specific...It was a lousy watch to have on the surface. 108:07:37 Aldrin: (Garbled). Over. See if we (garbled). Later missions had a monocular stowed in the LM. Pushbutton Light, Reset. 108:53:37 Armstrong: Okay. (Pause), 109:15:05 Armstrong: It's open. Got yours? 108:21:01 McCandless: Buzz. VOX is mentioned.] Dr. Charles Berry reports that heart rates during this EVA period ranged from a low of 90 for both crewmen to a high of about 125 for Buzz Aldrin for2 periods. I'll put in your purge valve. [With two people in suits and backpacks, it wasn't going to be easy to lean down far enough to reach the dump valve built into the forward hatch. 108:30:53 Aldrin: All right. (Long Pause). That sounds pretty good. I think, once outside, we really didn't have any appreciable comm problems at all. Okay, let's go to dump. This and the fact that the Apollo Snoopy caps were dark-brown & white may explain why they were named "Snoopy" caps. 108:54:53 Aldrin: Mine is 4.7. We're coming up in about 6 minutes on GET of 108. (Long Pause), [Comm Break. [They are in the middle of Sur-31. For rotational polarization alignment, it was necessary to grasp the cable insulation because the coupling lock ring was free for unlimited rotation on the connector shell (see figure 16-22). Verified. "], ["But, I think, the public perception is where our support's going to come from; and, harnessing that, and maintaining that at its proper edge and inspiring people to new careers and not having them come into a career field and dedicate themselves to an experiment and then have that experiment postponed and postponed and postponed and then it never flies. You already have the AOS/LOS for this orbit. I don't know that I had any thing like that. For future missions, the male half of the connector has been replaced with one which has a coupling ring with a positive rotation position with the connector shell and can be grasped for firm alignment of the two halves. He then will
Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Youtube Playlist, The Apollo Spacecraft: A Chronology, Volume IV, January 21, 1966-July 13, 1974, Speeches (Open the PDF, and click either on the PDF symbol or the Record Number to open. 108:45:51 Aldrin: Into Minimum.
108:36:07 McCandless: Don't sound like it. 108:14:53 McCandless: This is Houston. Houston, this is Neil. Journal Contributor Markus Mehring notes that the names "Snoopy" and "Charlie Brown" where also used for the Apollo 10 Command Module and Lunar Module, respectively. Let me get your antenna. Maybe. The Mission Transcript Collection includes scanned transcripts from recorded air-to-ground transmissions and from tapes recording the words of the astronauts while onboard the Mercury through Apollo missions. On page 20,, we read: "Extravehicular Activity: The commander and the LM pilot will transfer to the LM
We talked a little about the difficulty Gene described in getting into position to work the overhead valve, and Neil said "I believe that. And it was very good. But that seemed like a logical suggestion. And I got ascent pressure light, a PREAMP light, and a ECS light. ], [Armstrong, from the 1969 Technical Debrief - "Now, a preliminary comment (on the EVA Preps) has to do with the longer time that it took than during our simulations. Your browser does not support the audio element. 108:31:16 McCandless: Buzz, this is Houston. Over. How do you read? Clip courtesy John Stoll, ACR Senior Technician at NASA Johnson. I remember that specifically at that time, because I reflected back on it a little later when I shipped my watch to the Smithsonian and it turned up missing. Stars 43 and 44: star angle difference four balls one, Noun 93 plus 000...
108:30:11 Armstrong: Verified. We copy, and right toward the end of your transmission after you mentioned "lighted horizon", you trailed off down into the noise level, Neil. [Aldrin, from the 1969 Technical Debrief - "It's just very difficult to get the thing positioned properly so that the three pins on the outside, the three little protuberances, will engage in the ramp so that, when you then twist, it'll cinch in. 108:26:52 Aldrin: Install in red (coded connector), PGA red (garbled, undoubtedly "connector"). It began to look like we never would get those connectors mated on the surface. We're just waiting for the cabin pressure to bleed so...To blow enough pressure to open the hatch. [These warning flags are on the top of the Remote Control Unit (RCU) and indicate that there is no oxygen flow and that the suit isn't pressurized. 108:11:42 Aldrin: PLSS mode switch to B. Radio check. [Aldrin, from the 1969 Technical Debrief - "No matter how many times you run through an EVA Prep, to the best of the instructor's ability to put things in a logical sequence, when you're faced with doing these things, there is a natural tendency to deviate somewhat from the printed sequence that you have. will transfer to the command module after powering down the LM
ECS (caution light), Master Alarm, Water Separator(caution light). Maybe. And when we first did simulations with suits in there, we found out that the suits took up an awful lot of the space and things were much more cumbersome. (Pause) Position mikes.
One doesn't necessarily agree with where that leads us, but you have to learn to live with it. I don't know that I had any thing like that. 108:53:56 Armstrong: Okay. "], [Jones - "On the later missions, they had what was, essentially, a little
In emergency - if latch is jammed in locked position - To open hatch pull lanyard to remove lock pin, rotate cam plate out of way of latch and open hatch. 108:13:35 Aldrin: Do you have voice with "each other". [They have turned on Buzz's PLSS fan to start the flow of oxygen through the suit. 108:19:37 Armstrong: Roger. 108:24:28 Aldrin: Roger, I have it. But up until about 3 minutes ago, I was reading them loud and clear. 108:13:06 Aldrin: Both. [Armstrong - "I had a very abbreviated checklist of all the major items that we were going to do, in the order that we had planned to do them. Setting up the various experiments and getting the samples..."], [Aldrin - "I think, in retrospect, we could have done better in the outside the cabin prompting system. White has produced what he calls irrefutable evidence that the Apollo photography was faked with his latest “research” he calls a “TIME STUDY”. 108:42:34 Aldrin: Okay. Part of the problem was that the start of the next line of dialog was originally transcribed as "Okay, I want to go to Dump..." whereas I now believe that "Okay, we want..." is correct. It was one of those things...I had a watch on but I don't think I looked at it. 109:15:00 Aldrin: Want me to check it? "], [Readers interested in the question of how the decision was made as to who went out first should consult Andy Chaikin's excellent book "A Man on the Moon", together with Buzz's "Return to Earth". "], [Aldrin, from the 1969 Technical Debrief - "It was a thumb depress button that seemed to go in somewhere as if it was relieving some pressure from something. I just think in future planning, you are probably better off adding time for these kinds of things. Over. 108:22:54 McCandless: Columbia, this is Houston. "], [As for Buzz's concern about tugging on the handle, pre-flight tests had indicated that the handle would break before the hatch would deform - at 180 pounds of force versus 240 pounds. Prior to that it was relatively quiet. Over. Over. And I think that's a sorry situation. 108:22:06 McCandless: Tranquility Base, this is Houston. Click to load audio in new, pop-up window. 109:09:38 Collins: ...in cryo hydrogen tank 1. In EVA photo AS11-40-5903 Buzz's Red Apple is at the center of his suit at about navel height.]
109:41:28 Aldrin: Okay. 108:25:15 Aldrin: Okay. 108:47:16 Collins: Houston, Columbia. Thus the Leitz-monocular used on the Apollo 11 mission was the first telescopic viewing device used on another celestial body. See, also, the discussion after 113:46:23.] Oral history transcripts (Open the PDF, and click either on the PDF symbol or the Record Number to open.) Alternative would be to open the top one, too. 108:22:23 Aldrin: Verify Cabin Fan Number 1 circuit breaker open. "], [Aldrin, from the 1969 Technical Debrief, referring to an early stage in the EVA Prep - "We put the anti-fog (wipe) on (the inside of the clear bubble helmet) as soon as we got the kit out, instead of waiting until a little bit later. 107:31:00 Armstrong: Houston, Tranquility Base.
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109:15:32 Armstrong: Okay. It attaches at the PLSS end. If you'd like to start your event timer, we can give you a hack at 108:00. How do you read? cuff checklists, became popular with the Astronaut Corps. ], 108:06:49 Aldrin: That's got it. Buzz. Post-EVA photo A11-37-5528 is an excellent picture of a very pleased Neil Armstrong in full Snoopy regalia after the EVA. And that can be very damaging, and I think that's happened in many cases. 108:35:48 McCandless: Neil, this is Houston. PGNS radar circuit breaker's open. 108:48:26 McCandless: Columbia, this is Houston. Should be quite adequate. 107:54:09 Armstrong: Roger. The two craft docked on July 17, 1975, and conducted joint operations for two full days. Over. We have enabled the one-way MSFN relay that you requested. It appeared to be squared away each time."] page 2-54 in volume 1 of the Apollo 14 EMU Operations Handbook, Section 4 from the Apollo 9 Mission report. (Pause) Now comes the gymnastics. And we missed the mark at 108.
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108:56:19 Armstrong: Water warning. [Now that they are on PLSS comm, the path is from Houston through the LM to the PLSS antennas, then back through the LM EVA antenna (which they raised earlier) and on to Houston.] It's a beautiful signal. 108:08:58 Armstrong: That's okay. It's the big electrical cable from the RCU to the PLSS. (Long Pause)
), Image and Video Library (over 1000 results; please use search function), Oral history transcripts The other lamp is somwhere on Buzz's side of the spacecraft, below his window.] And I could not remember, although it seems quite logical, given the mission timer situation, that we would have left one watch inside."] How do you read? 107:54:00 McCandless: Tranquility Base, this is Houston. Training photo S69-32234 shows Buzz's OPS actuator on the left side of his RCU mockup.] 108:10:58 McCandless: Go ahead, Columbia. [Jones - "On the later missions, they had what was, essentially, a little
That is, the hook ups, and where we put the equipment, and the checks were done precisely as per our checklist. (Pause)
[Armstrong, from the 1969 Technical Debrief - "All these items took a little bit of time, a little bit of discussion - which never showed up in any of our EVA Preps on the ground - really accounted for the better part of an hour of additional time. 108:08:30 Aldrin: Okay. The LMP has his PLSS on, Comm checks out, and the CDR is checking his Comm out now. They would start the stop-watch function at depress. And that's what Presidents do when they give a State of the Union, and that's what anyone else does. No PDI plus 12: 102 44 27.00.NOUN 81 plus 01223, minus all balls, plus 01889 01520 plus 00110 02250, burn time 046 000 190, plus 01187, plus all balls, plus 01911. Yeah. [With flow in the ECS turned off, the centrifugal water separator also stopped working and they are now seeing a caution light indicating that the separator has spun down. 107:54:09 Armstrong: Roger. "Verify cabin pressure at 3.5 and LM Suit Circuit pressure between 3.6 and 4.3." 108:11:32 McCandless: Columbia, this is Houston. 109:15:29 Aldrin: Well, I'm looking head on at it. Neil and Buzz are starting the paragraph "Final Systems Prep for Egress" on page Sur-32. 108:56:05 McCandless: Roger, Columbia. 108:01:34 McCandless: Roger. As detailed on page 2-54 in volume 1 of the Apollo 14 EMU Operations Handbook, "A single crewman can attach or detach the LEVA from his helmet without the aid of tools . [They are verifying that there can be no flow from the cabin into the ECS.] "], [The astronauts each had an Omega Speedmaster Professional. (Pause) (Garbled), 108:57:19 Armstrong: Okay. The other lamp is somwhere on Buzz's side of the spacecraft, below his window. 108:46:43 Armstrong: Pretty well and complete. 108:22:06 McCandless: Tranquility Base, this is Houston. 108:11:50 Aldrin: Got a warning tone?
"], [Aldrin - "Yeah, he did. 04 04 22 05 Charlie Duke (CAPCOM) Roger. "], ["Again, facetiously, about the order in which people get out, I guess it was confirmed...or, a selection was fairly strongly confirmed...by looking at the emergency positions as being based on where the hinge was on the hatch. 108:20:27 McCandless: Say again, Neil. 108:12:05 Aldrin: Okay. [The purge valve is mounted on the right side of the chest and can be opened in the case that the PLSS fails and the astronaut has to use the emergency oxygen supply stored in the OPS. It seemed to take a very long time to get through this sequence of getting the cabin pressure down to the point where we could open the hatch, getting the water turned on in the PLSS, getting the ice cake to form in the sublimator, and getting the water alarm flag to clear so that we could continue. It's these other little things that you don't think about and didn't consider that took more time than we thought. "], [Armstrong - "(To stow the hoses out of the way), I would guess (we put them somewhere) in the ECS area."]. Your browser does not support the audio element. We accepted the fact that, by being very careful with that connector, we could, in fact, connect and disconnect it satisfactorily. 108:35:45 Armstrong: Houston, Neil. Its easy to refute and its nothing more than assumption and false logic. 108:09:55 McCandless: Roger, Columbia. [Aldrin - "I wasn't sure what the reason was, but I thought it was okay. Apollo data and subsequent studies [1-10] to spatio-temporally locate sample sites, camera stations, and astronaut geologic commentary. (Garbled) (Long Pause). hatch and the spacecraft will be repressurized. They want people (that is, astronauts) to do those kinds of activities and that promotes a positive support system for the things that we were trying to do. Next, they will get out cue cards that list the final steps of the EVA Prep and, also, show the final circuit breaker configuration.] (Long Pause)
(Pause) Diverter valve's up. Audio Clip from the Public Affairs loop starting at about 108:53:27.
Over. Contrary to the stowage list the monocular was transferred from the CM to the LM prior to undocking and was used on the moon both before and after the EVA. "], [Aldrin - "I'm a transportation person, primarily. Well folks its neither irrefutable nor a time study. Locked. 108:12:15 Armstrong: I've got 92. The times when we actually operated the PLSS was done always in the chamber and never done with the LM systems operable. Mine is 4.6. [Aldrin - "The hoses both came from the same place (behind Buzz), and yours were longer and went across and mine sort of came around to the right. 108:11:22 Collins: ...00166, minus 00022, and the... 108:11:26 Aldrin: All right, RCU PTT to Main. Over. A real-time journey through last landing on the Moon.
108:07:44 Armstrong: Well, we've got antennas down and (garbled) not real good (garbled)
[Armstrong - "That was quite a distance away from the point they had been looking. To unlock - push on handle and rotate CCW (counter clockwise) to stop. Okay? [Aldrin - "When we were out on the surface, the only thing we had was whatever you (Neil) had on your wrist. Locked. [During the trip out from Earth, the purge valves were stowed in the lunar overshoes (aka Moon Boots). Now, there are some good reasons why you might want two airlocks on a vehicle; but if, in front of engineers, I start suggesting a lunar landing craft with two ladders so that the two guys go down together, it's liable to be looked at in a facetious way and the sound engineering will be set aside because of the facetious nature with which someone might interpret what I'm trying to say. They seem to have been checking it and finally have it working. 107:54:11 McCandless: Roger, Tranquility. [By closing this valve and opening a corresponding circuit breaker, they are keeping the ECS from repressurizing the cabin after they open the dump valve in the forward hatch.] 108:25:50 Aldrin: Connect OPS O2 hose to right-hand PGA blue connector and lock. It took us at least 10 minutes each to mate those connectors.
108:11:03 Collins: Roger. With regard to comm during the EVA, Neil's was excellent but Buzz's tended to be broken, most likely because the sensitivity of the VOX circuitry was not set to its maximum value. Over. The problem was not with mine, but in hooking up Neil's. "], [The EVA checklists for later missions were much less detailed, partly because crews had more time in training to become familiar with the necessary procedures, and partly to allow for a certain amount of flexibility. Audio Clip from the Public Affairs loop starting at about 107:30:41. Pull. Out. 108:35:42 Aldrin: I don't think so. 108:08:53 Aldrin: All right. 00 02 32 34 CC Roger. But I don't think he went through a lot of this VOX communication period. You've got an O and a P.
(Pause). The control was not set properly prior to the EVA; and, although it might have been brushed by one of the PLSSs, Ken Glover notes that, at 108:08:30, Buzz appears to have reduced the volume setting. The term "Stoney" is mentioned in the PAO transcripts of several Apollo launches. Your browser does not support the audio element. (Long Pause)
Neil's can be seen on his right forearm in training photo S69-32234. The valve has two positions. Okay, let's go to dump. It had never been re-designed, and it was usually ascribed to that fact that all the training models were old and gouged, and so on. Both vertical? Verify EV visor is up and attach to helmet. (Long Pause), [Getting back to the subject of the "Snoopy cap", in the Schulz comic strip, Snoopy often fantasized that he was a World War I flying ace and, while in that fantasy, wore a leather flying helmet. [Aldrin, from the 1969 Technical Debrief - "It was a thumb depress button that seemed to go in somewhere as if it was relieving some pressure from something. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong took this photograph with a 70mm lunar surface camera. Contrary to the stowage list the monocular was transferred from the CM to the LM prior to undocking and was used on the moon both before and after the EVA. Near these locations, Mike drew a small circle in pencil with an arrow pointing to it. [They are shutting off the flow of oxygen from the ECS into the suits. "Snoopy" is Charlie Brown's beagle in the comic strip "Peanuts" drawn by Charles Schulz. Go for cabin depressurization.
Apollo 11 Mission Commentary 7-18-69 CDT 21:09 GET 60:47 200/1. 107:54:27 Armstrong: Wilco (meaning "Will comply"). How do you read? 108:22:54 McCandless: Columbia, this is Houston. (Chuckling) While I'm on the subject, I'll take a moment or two more and talk about the term "NASA scientist". 109:05:28 Armstrong: I have static. 7. "], [Armstrong, from the 1969 Technical Debrief - "We both thought we knew the EMU (Extravehicular Mobility Unit, consisting of the suit, the backpack, the Oxygen Purge System, etc.) This is Houston through Tranquility. The LM pilot will don the
(Pause) Position mikes. Verify LM suit circuit 3.6 to 4.3. (Long Pause), [Armstrong - "I recall that we thought we could pull it open against a little bit of pressure. ], [Aldrin - "I think that, eventually, we did; but not very much. The crew of Tranquility Base is currently donning PLSSs. [In reality, they each had a checklist page sewn to the gauntlet of the left glove. You are coming in loud and clear, and Mike passes on the word that he is receiving you and following your progress with interest. (Long Pause). We copy. 108:55:40 Aldrin: Houston, I'll set my watch at 56. 108:24:09 McCandless: Buzz, this is Houston.
An operator of vehicles who found myself thrust into the situation of suited spacewalks - or EVAs - on Gemini 12 and Apollo 11. For a while, we ascribed some of the difficulty perhaps to the antenna being stowed. (Pause). Apollo 11 was the fifth human spaceflight of the Apollo program, the third human voyage to the moon, and the first manned mission to land on the Moon. Despite this engineering reality, Buzz expended some effort prior to the flight in trying to convince Deke Slayton, the former Mercury astronaut who was Director of Flight Crew Operations, and others that he, rather than Neil, be the one to go out first. But it turned out we were wrong. And the person feels like he's really been let down in life by the system. 108:55:18 Armstrong: Go to dump. The other was, in training, we wanted to avoid as many activities as we could with the PLSS on our back, because it was very uncomfortable doing any additional exercise in one g. We did find, however, that it was quite comfortable, even without the shoulder pads, to have the PLSS mounted on your back. Generally, raising the antennas in the cabin didn't help much. N. G. Bailey and G. E. Ulrich No. Houston, this is Tranquility. But we have both agreed that we were wrong. 108:31:27 Aldrin: Very well, thank you. ], 109:12:52 Collins: Roger. 108:53:49 Aldrin: Oh, I think it'll be a lot easier (than in training) (Pause)
Were you successful in spotting the LM on that pass? We had it part of the time, and we didn't part of the time. Starting descent, voice saying, "You're go for landing". He is wearing the flight units of the suit and PLSS. (Long Pause)
Over. 108:11:26 Aldrin: All right, RCU PTT to Main. very well and knew every function and how it operated. And it was very good. 108:13:35 Aldrin: Do you have voice with "each other". Okay. (Pause) LM Suit Circuit is 4.2...(Correcting himself) 4.3. That was, after all, our major objective and it was a very difficult and risky, complex part of the flight. Over. We like to open only one of them, and leave the other one the way it's been. 108:12:06 Armstrong: What is your O2 quantity, by the way? [The latter is the pressure in the ECS which, for now, is isolated from both the cabin and the suits.] (Long Pause). (Pause). 108:06:49 Aldrin: That's got it. The lunar boots, likely the most contaminated items, will be placed in a bag as early as possible (after the EVA) to minimize the spread of lunar particles (in the cabin)."] LOS is plus 42. So, obviously, we have to change our thinking about that and get behind that. NASA Public Affairs informs the press that the crew is running about 30 minutes behind schedule.] very well and knew every function and how it operated. We've had it on about 15 minutes now with the MESA closed. [As a result of the Apollo 11 experience, the connector was successfully re-designed. It's the big electrical cable from the RCU to the PLSS. (Pause). [Training photo S69-38499 shows Neil working on Buzz's connections during training.] 109:07:18 Armstrong: We're going to try it. 109:13:26 Aldrin: Okay. Switching to FM (frequency modulation) enabled television. "], [Armstrong, from the 1969 Technical Debrief - "It's about a 50-pin Bendix connector. 108:52:41 Aldrin: (To Neil) Okay. With regard to comm during the EVA, Neil's was excellent but Buzz's tended to be broken, most likely because the sensitivity of the VOX circuitry was not set to its maximum value. After some puzzlement over the dialog, we concluded that it was Buzz who opened the valve. Read you loud and clear and I read both the comments that said: "I wonder if we're triggering all the time" and "I don't think so." Photo S69-38497 shows Neil being fitted with a strap-on thigh pocket. 108:27:16 Armstrong: Oh, wait a minute. The LMP has his PLSS on, Comm checks out, and the CDR is checking his Comm out now. [Aldrin - "That jibes with what I remember: your electing not to take it out on the surface was because of (the mission timer)."] 108:12:58 Armstrong: I got another warning tone. 108:16:59 McCandless: Columbia, this is Houston. 108:23:11 Aldrin: Suit Circuit Relief Valve to Auto. 108:21:23 Armstrong: Okay. Well, the result was, a lot of additional time was used there. Locked and it's lock-locked. 108:36:36 McCandless: Neil, this is Houston. S69-38889 and in a detail from S69-38898. The astronauts began the planned EVA (Extravehicular Activity), which had them leave the safety of the LM and step on the lunar surface. During either this comm break or the prior one, Neil and Buzz installed the electrical fitting that connected the PLSS to the RCU.] Go ahead, Houston. Click to load audio in new, pop-up window. 108:54:25 Armstrong: That's 3.5. One of the lamps is over Neil's head, hanging from the yellow bar (aka PLSS Upper Mounting Station Pin) used as a pulley mount when operating the Lunar Equipment Conveyor (LEC). For example, our mission timer was out, and we decided we had better leave one wristwatch inside in case it (the one taken outside) got damaged. (Long Pause) Sure wished I'd shaved last night. We had had trouble with that connector for 2 years or more. 108:13:18 Aldrin: Got it? "], ["My concern about how the public is influenced by the media has, of course, been growing. 108:54:08 Aldrin: Okay. My mis-guess about Apollo (EVAs) was confirmed by another guy who walked on the Moon (an unnamed astronaut but not, obviously, Alan Shepard) and that is that we felt that hitting a golf ball on the Moon was a waste of taxpayers' money and that that was not an appropriate thing to be done on a manned mission. This is Houston. The control was not set properly prior to the EVA; and, although it might have been brushed by one of the PLSSs, Ken Glover notes that, at 108:08:30, Buzz appears to have reduced the volume setting. In the Closed (vertical) position, used outside, all the oxygen goes to the helmet vent.
We copy. 108:21:11 McCandless: Roger. [The RCU is the Remote Control Unit, a small box worn on the chest which has PLSS and Comm controls, the oxygen gauge and assorted warning flags.] Got yours? 108:11:16 Collins: ...57, plus...
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