Launch Control

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, —

Launch Control

IGNITION —

Launch Control

4, 3, 2, 1, 0 —

Launch Control

LIFT-OFF.

Launch Control

Clear the tower.

Jack Swigert (CMP)

Clear the tower.

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Spoken on April 11, 1970, 7:13 p.m. UTC (44 years, 6 months ago). Link to this transcript range is: Tweet

Jim Lovell (CDR)

Yaw complete. Roll program.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

13, Houston. GO at 30 seconds.

Jim Lovell (CDR)

Roll complete, and we are pitching.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

Roger that. Stand by for mode I Bravo.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

13, Houston. GO at 1. We show the cabin relieving.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

13, Houston. Stand by for mode I Charlie.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

And, 13, you are GO for staging.

Jim Lovell (CDR)

GO for staging. Roger. We're EDS MANUAL.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

We confirm inboard out, 13. You're looking good.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

13, Houston. Trajectory is good; thrust is good.

Jim Lovell (CDR)

Skirt SEP … tower JETT.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

We confirm skirt SEP. Roger. Tower JETT; mode II, Jim. Looking good.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

13, Houston. Guidance is good, and the CMC is GO.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

13, Houston. You are GO at 4 minutes. The little red lines are right on the little white lines down here.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

13, Houston. Coming up 5 minutes. You're looking perfect. Over.

Jim Lovell (CDR)

Key moment The inboard engine cuts out two minutes early: Inboard.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

Roger. We confirm inboard out.

Joe Kerwin (CAPCOM)

13, Houston. Stand by for S-IVB to COI capability.