Man on the moon 50 years later: The eagle has landed

ABC's coverage of the historic moment man set foot on the moon.
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Transcript for Man on the moon 50 years later: The eagle has landed
Okay. A polar Lander and more. Paul good. RR. RR. I'm David Curley at the Smithsonian air and space museum where we are marking fifty years since man landed and walked on the moon in a Lander just like this one. We're going to show you some of the actual ABC news coverage from fifty years ago during that eight day mission of this remarkable achievement. We're going to play for you the actual ABC news coverage of the landing on the moon we've condensed that a bit of what it's a few things to listen for because it's really dramatic. First you're getting your some alarms there was beeping going on inside of the lamb and the astronauts wanted to know what it was there was a 1202 alarm. And a little bit later a 120101. It was basically the computer saying it was too busy you know the little wheel that spins on your computer but the astronauts. Didn't know that. Fortunately they don't simulations earlier and an engineer in Houston actually had a handwritten sheet. With all the alarms and whether or not it was a go or no go so you'll hear what Houston. Told the astronauts. You'll also hear Buzz Aldrin calling out the speed forward and dissent as Neil Armstrong is on the controls we've also been a split screen for reasons you can see the animation and simulation that ABC news used fifty years ago and the actual flight as the Lander is approaching. The surface of the moon. Now that animation that we did won't actually matched the landing that's because Armstrong had taken manual control because where they were supposed to land was filled with huge boulders. And he was flying the lamb. To look for a smooth place to land. Also listen for mission control. Calling out how much fuel is left. Because Armstrong is flying at they're gonna run out of fuel you'll hear sixty seconds and then thirty seconds and figure out how many seconds of fuel they actually had. When they put the land down on the surface of the moon. Although it do it I'll vote good distributed over twelve hours through go to court. Do we got where dog that alarms. We're still go out 127000. Seat at Harvard of the bears because of what we have a good thing could create up tiger. Happy. He moved to disclose the need miles. You don't get that will mark itself beautifully. Greater public good I doubt very good looking good. God. Are forward made the cougars are because really good go over Buddy Guy our parent company whenever I hear. A good record both. Roger we got bit they don't. Miles. And about a 300 miles are forward trees coming up on I gave the next critical point. Well and our they have both days everything looking good and all episcopal good luck to copy. Altitude 42 out of here go collecting all the other good go burning garbage being. O'Rourke called Orleans Brecher 1201 arm. Ergo bank tied we're go elegant right here go site. 143 got a very. A good thing. Beverly. I've always mostly good it's good for them down five and have McNabb and I they have. I'm forward. Good and if it. But it may damp down on court. They feel about being good looking good down a half. It could happen. Forward. Very big gov doing now with the help of god. They paid could have found they've got out. All forward. Global recruitment for the right below. It. Going back at all with the all backed by. OK and went up. It they don't. Okay. While. I do love our. What good they have been. We can't get down Adolph. And motivated. People are planned at. Rocket going. Going quality we've got the on the ground. You gotta fight that got. Would break in again tonight the line. Buffalo. Or all fairly urban. Thought. I am. Did you figure it out eighteen seconds of fuel left before the lamb land on the moon. More Apollo eleven and fifty years after the landing on the moon coming up on ABC news line I'm David Curley.

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