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js2 · 2016-07-07 · Original thread
you'll here mention. Ugh, "hear."

Another tidbit. Toward the end you hear mission control say "30 seconds." That's how much fuel is left[1]. Those guys had steel spines.

If you can't get enough of this stuff, I highly recommend "A Man on the Moon" by Andrew Chaikin[2], as well as the HBO mini-series produced by Tom Hanks and based largely on that book, "From the Earth to the Moon"[3]. "Failure Is Not an Option" by Gene Kranz[4] (flight director on Apollo 11 and 13, among other things) is also a good read.

[1] http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/apollo11_audio.html

[2] https://www.amazon.com/Man-Moon-Voyages-Apollo-Astronauts/dp...

[3] https://www.amazon.com/Earth-Moon-Four-Disc-Collectors/dp/07...

[4] https://www.amazon.com/Failure-Not-Option-Mission-Control/dp...

js2 · 2013-04-06 · Original thread
If you can't get enough of this, let me recommend:

A Man on the Moon - http://www.amazon.com/Man-Moon-Voyages-Apollo-Astronauts/dp/...

And the HBO series based on it:

From the Earth to the Moon - http://www.amazon.com/From-Earth-Moon-Collectors-Edition/dp/...

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