Apollo 11 Mission Audio - Day 7 | Summary and Q&A

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Apollo 11 Mission Audio - Day 7

TL;DR

Apollo 11 provides updates on flight path angle, distance from Earth, and potential landing sites.

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Key Insights

  • ✈️ Apollo 11 provides updates on its flight path angle, distance from Earth, and potential landing sites.
  • πŸ’¦ The crew experiences issues with water leakage in one suit and discusses potential causes and solutions.
  • πŸ•΄οΈ Suit configuration and potential suit tube changes are also discussed.
  • ❓ The midcourse correction maneuver is successfully executed.
  • πŸ™‚ The crew engages in light-hearted banter and discusses upcoming television coverage.
  • πŸ˜‹ The crew demonstrates the use of food and water ingestion in zero gravity.

Transcript

…okay, entry conditions which is, would primarily be for corridor control, controlling the flight path angle at entry. And the current predicted splash time in the Pacific is 195 hours 17 minutes 25 seconds. At the present time Apollo 11 is 172,654 nautical miles from the Earth, traveling at a speed of 4017 feet per second. We estimate that the spa... Read More

Questions & Answers

Q: What are the entry conditions being monitored for Apollo 11?

The entry conditions being monitored primarily focus on controlling the flight path angle during re-entry into Earth's atmosphere.

Q: What is the estimated time for the spacecraft to be halfway home?

The spacecraft is estimated to be halfway home at approximately 159 hours and 53 minutes from the start of the mission.

Q: Did the crew experience any issues with water leakage in their suits?

Yes, one of the crew members noticed water in their suit after insertion into orbit. It was later determined that the water issue occurred before any erratic CO2 pressure readings.

Q: Did the crew make any changes to the suit during the mission?

No, the crew did not recall making any changes to the suit after transitioning from the egress mode to the cabin mode.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Apollo 11 is currently in the return trip from the moon, with flight path angle and entry conditions being monitored.

  • The spacecraft is estimated to be halfway home at a certain time, with specific distances from Earth and the moon.

  • The crew discusses water leakage in one of the suits and potential suit configuration changes.

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