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Apollo  11  Kinescopes  VWR#  201 9-00078 


NASA  ID 

Film  Identifier 

File  Name 

LTO  Tape  # 

Duration 

Title 

jsc2014m000826 

AK-013 

L000805_AK-013 

L000805 

0:24:04 

Apollo  11  Kinescope  of  Downlink  TV:  View  of  Earth 

&  Crew 

jsc2014m000827 

AK-014 

L000805_AK-014 

L000805 

0:31:33 

Apollo  11  Kinescope  of  Downlink  TV:  Systems 
Identification,  LM  Checkout,  CM  Tour 

AK-015 

L000807_FR-AK-015 

L000807 

0:20:00 

Apollo  11  Kinescope  of  Downlink  TV:  Docking 
Probe  &  LM  Checkout 

AK-016 

L000807_FR-AK-016 

L000807 

0:18:00 

Apollo  11  Kinescope  of  Downlink  TV:  Docking 
Probe  &  Drogue  Removal,  LM  Checkout  & 
Observation  of  CM 

jsc2014m000830 

AK-017 

L000809_AK-017 

L000809 

0:25:10 

Apollo  11  Kinescope  of  Downlink  TV:  LM  Checkout 

jsc2014m000831 

AK-018 

L000809_AK-018 

L000809 

0:23:53 

Apollo  11  Kinescope  of  Downlink  TV:  LM 
Equipment  Checkout  &  Earth  View;  Lunar  Surface 
Observation 

jsc2014m000832 

AK-019 

L000811_AK-019 

L000811 

0:20:04 

Apollo  11  Kinescope  of  Downlink  TV:  Lunar 
Observation 

Description 


OPS  Note 


Kinescoped  TV  downlink.  A/G  audio.  SLATE  1:  View  of  Earth  &  Crew.  View  of  Earth  out  the 
Command  Module  (CM)  window  during  trans-lunar  flight.  Camera  repositions  to  a  close-up  of 
Armstrong  asleep  in  a  crew  sleep  restraint,  then  to  Aldrin  looking  out  the  Command  Module  (CM) 
window.  SLATE  2:  View  of  Earth  &  Crew.  View  of  the  Earth  out  the  CM  window  during  trans-lunar 

flight. 

SLATE  1:  GMT  198:01:15  -  198:01:30 

SLATE  2:  GMT  198:23:31  -  198:23:54 

Kinescoped  TV  downlink.  A/G  audio.  View  of  the  Earth  out  the  Command  Module  (CM)  window 
during  trans-lunar  coast.  Camera  repositions  inside  the  CM.  Collins  &  Armstrong  in  view.  Collins 
describes  crew  accomodations  &  then  points  out  optical  instruments  (the  sextant  &  telescope). 
Camera  pans  to  a  close-up  of  star  charts.  Crewmember  describes  the  trans-lunar  trajectory  pointing 
to  the  star  chart.  Camera  repositions  to  view  Aldrin  demonstrating  push-ups  in  microgravity.  SLATE 
1:  View  of  Crew  &  Earth.  Collins  shows  how  food  is  stored  in  the  CM.  Camera  zooms  in  to  a  close-up 
of  an  open  food  storage  locker.  Collins  displays  various  food  packets  &  describes  each,  then  closes 
the  food  storage  locker.  He  then  enters  one  of  the  sleep  areas.  Aldrin  enters  field  of  view.  Camera 
zooms  in  to  a  close-up  of  the  crew  patch  on  his  flight  suit.  Camera  repositions  to  view  controls  & 
main  display  console.  Aldrin  &  Collins  are  in  &  out  of  view  as  they  work  at  the  control  panel.  Camera 
repositions  to  a  view  of  the  Earth  out  the  window  during  trans-lunar  coast.  SLATE  2:  Systems 
Identification  &  LM  Checkout.  Close-up  of  digital  display  in  the  Lunar  Module  (LM)  during  checkout. 

Camera  repositions  to  a  view  out  the  windows. 

Film  transfer  is  reversed. 

SLATE  1:  GMT  198:23:54  -  199:00:07 

SLATE  2:  GMT  199:00:26  -  199:01:11 

Kinescoped  TV  downlink.  A/G  audio.  Close-up  view  of  the  Command  Module  (CM)  control  panel. 
Excessive  camera  movemment  with  crewmembers  in  &  out  of  view.  Camera  is  spun  around.  Collins 
&  Armstrong  in  the  CM.  Collins  runs  in  place.  Close-up  of  mission  patch  on  Armstrong  suit.  View  of 
Earth  out  the  window.  Dark  view  inside  the  CM  that  includes  a  close-up  of  a  digital  display  screen. 
Close-up  of  star  charts.  View  of  Earth  out  the  window.  View  inside  the  CM.  SLATE:  Docking  Probe  & 
LM  Checkout.  Collins  &  Armstrong  stow  transfer  tunnel  hatch  &  then  begin  removal  of  docking 

probe. 

No  sound 

GMT  199:20:41-  199:21:07 

Kinescoped  TV  downlink.  A/G  audio.  Collins  removes  the  docking  probe  from  the  Command  Module 
(CM)  crew  transfer  tunnel  &  stows  it.  View  of  the  moon  out  the  window.  Close-up  of  docking  drogue 
in  transfer  tunnel.  View  of  probe  in  stowage  area  follwed  by  a  view  of  Collins  &  Armstrong  as  they 
remove  the  drogue  from  the  tunnel.  Camera  pans  the  interior  of  the  CM.  Close-up  of  transfer  tunnel 
&  Lunar  Module  (LM)  hatch  as  crewmember  checks  latches.  SLATE:  LM  Checkout  &  Observation  of 
CM.  Aldrin  opens  hatch  &  camera  moves  through  the  tunnel  to  the  interior  of  the  LM.  View  back 
through  tunnel  of  Collins  &  Armstrong  in  the  Command  Module  (CM).  Armstrong  ingresses  the  LM. 

Armstrong  &  Aldrin  in  &  out  of  view  during  LM  checkout. 

No  sound 

GMT  199:21:07-  199:21:33 

Kinescoped  TV  downlink.  A/G  audio.  Close-up  of  Aldrin  at  the  Lunar  Module  (LM)  control  panel 
during  LM  checkout.  He  looks  through  the  alignment  optical  telescope.  Camera  repositions  to  view 
Collins  &  Armstrong  in  the  crew  transfer  tunnel.  Camera  repositions  to  view  the  Command  Module 
(CM)  right-hand  rendezvous  window  out  the  LM  overhead  window.  Aidring  floats  a  washer  past  the 
LM  overhead  window.  Camera  zooms  in  for  a  long,  dark  close-up  of  the  CM  rendezvous  window. 
Close-up  of  the  alignment  optical  telescope  lens.  SLATE:  LM  Checkout.  Close-up  of  LM  control  panel 
during  LM  checkout.  Aldrin  floats  a  pair  of  sunglasses  in  front  of  a  stowage  bag.  Camera  pans  to  a 
view  of  Armstrong  in  the  crew  transfer  tunnel.  Camera  pans  to  view  dust  particles  in  front  of  a 
circuit  breaker  panel.  View  of  Aldrin  as  he  attaches  the  16mm  camera  to  the  right-hand  LM  window. 

Aldrin  searches  LM  stowage  area. 

No  sound 

GMT  199:21:33  -  199:21:55 

Kinescoped  TV  downlink.  A/G  audio.  SLATE:  LM  Equipment  Check  Out  &  Earth  View.  Aldrin  searches 
Lunar  Module  (LM)  stowage  area  for  90°  window  bracket.  He  installs  the  bracket  on  the  LM  right- 
hand  window  &  attaches  the  16mm  camera  to  it.  He  next  explains  the  use  of  checklists.  Camera 
pans  the  LM  control  panel  then  the  Portable  Life  Support  System  (PLSS)  storage  area.  Aldrin  displays 
an  Extravehicular  Mobility  Unit  (EMU)  helmet  &  visor.  Camera  repositions  to  view  Collins  in  the 
Command  Module  (CM)  through  the  transfer  tunnel  &  then  continues  to  scan  the  LM.  Armstrong 
moves  with  the  camera  through  the  transfer  tunnel  to  the  CM.  Camera  positions  to  view  Earth 
during  trans-lunar  flight.  SLATE:  Lunar  Surface  Observation.  Views  of  the  lunar  surface  during  lunar 

orbit. 

No  sound 

SLATE  1:  GMT  199:21:55  -  199:22:16 

SLATE  2:  GMT  200:19:55  -  200:20:21 

Kinescoped  TV  downlink.  A/G  audio.  Views  of  lunar  surface  during  lunar  orbit.  Camera  pans  to  a 
view  of  the  Lunar  Module  (LM)  visible  out  the  Command  Module  (CM)  window,  then  refocuses  on 
lunar  surface  ground  track  approaching  landing  site.  Pass  over  the  Sea  of  Fertility.  Camera  zooms  in 
to  a  close-up  of  craters.  The  scene  continues  over  the  Sea  of  Tranquility  &  pass  near  the  landing  site. 

SLATE:  Lunar  Observation.  Views  of  the  lunar  surface.  Scene  change:  view  of  the  lunar  landscape 
out  the  window  of  the  LM  after  landing  on  the  lunar  surface. 

No  sound 

GMT  200:20:21 -200:20:29 

AK-020 

L000811_AK-020 

L000811 

0:20:44 

Apollo  11  Kinescope  of  Downlink  TV:  Lunar  View  & 

Crew  Activities 

CMP-0723A 

DVCPro 

883306 

0:47:00 

Apollo  11  EVA  TV  Downlink 

CMP-0723B 

DVCPro 

883307 

0:47:00 

Apollo  11  EVA  TV  Downlink 

CMP-0723C 

DVCPro 

883308 

0:47:00 

Apollo  11  EVA  TV  Downlink 

CMP-0723D 


DVCPro 


883309 


0:47:00 


Apollo  11  EVA  TV  Downlink 


SLATE:  Lunar  View  &  Crew  Activities.  View  of  the  moon  out  the  Command  Module  (CM)  window 
during  trans-Earth  flight.  Camera  pans  to  interior  of  CM.  Armstrong  points  out  &  describes  the 
sample  return  containers  stowed  in  the  CM.  Aldrin  displays  &  describes  crew  drink  &  food 
containers  &  spreads  ham  on  bread.  He  also  gives  a  demonstration  with  a  gyroscope.  Collins 
demonstrates  drinking  water  from  a  spoon  and  a  filtered  drink  container.  View  of  the  Earth.  SLATE: 
Crew  Activities.  Close-up  of  navigation  chart  &  Apollo  11  patch;  Armstrong  speaks  about  Jules 
Verne.  Collins,  Aldrin,  then  Armstrong  reflects  on  the  Apollo  11  flight  to  the  moon  &  thanks  the 
efforts  of  NASA  engineers  &  ground  support.  View  of  the  Earth. 

No  sound 

SLATE  1:  GMT  204:01:08  -  204:01:25 

SLATE  2:  GMT  204:22:11  -  204:23:16 

A/G  &  flight  director  loop  audio.  Shot  of  Lunar  Module  (LM)  ladder.  Armstrong  descends  &  takes 
first  step  on  moon,  saying,  "That's  one  small  step  for  man,  one  giant  leap  for  mankind."  He  then 
begins  EVA,  taking  contingency  sample  &  photographs.  Aldrin  descends  ladder  &  takes  first  step  on 
moon,  commenting  that  it  is  a  magnificent  desolation.  Armstrong  &  Aldrin  are  in  &  out  of  view  as 
the  EVA  continues.  Armstrong  &  Aldrin  read  the  plaque  attached  to  the  LM  front  landing  gear.  EVA 
continues.  Aldrin  holds  glove  up  to  the  camera  to  show  lunar  dust.  Shaky  views  as  camera  is  moved 
to  panorama  position.  Shot  of  LM  then  camera  is  moved  for  a  series  of  panorama  views  showing 
lunar  surface  at  landing  site. 

01:41  -  Shot  of  LM  with  Aldrin  setting  up  solar  wind  experiment.  Armstrong  enters  view. 

2009  restoration  done  by  Lowry  Digital,  Burbank,  CA. 

A/G  &  flight  director  loop  audio.  Shot  of  Lunar  Module  (LM).  Armstrong  &  Aldrin  set  up  US  flag. 

Aldrin  demonstrates  mobility  in  lunar  gravity,  moving  in  a  circle  in  front  of  the  camera.  Armstrong  & 
Aldrin  stand  near  the  flag  &  speak  with  President  Nixon.  Phone  call  with  the  President  ends  and 
Armstrong  &  Aldrin  are  in  &  out  of  view  as  they  collect  samples  &  make  observations. 

2009  restoration  done  by  Lowry  Digital,  Burbank,  CA. 

A/G  &  flight  director  loop  audio.  Shot  of  Lunar  Module  (LM).  Armstrong  &  Aldrin  work  in  the 
background  moving  off-camera  carrying  EASEP  experiments  then  return  &  work  in  front  of  the  LM. 
Aldrin  ascends  LM  ladder  &  ingresses.  Armstrong  continues  working  near  LM.  Armstrong  ascends 
the  LM  ladder  &  ingresses.  Shot  of  LM. 

2009  restoration  done  by  Lowry  Digital,  Burbank,  CA. 

A/G  &  flight  director  loop  audio.  Shot  of  the  Lunar  Module  (LM)  after  the  crew  has  ingressed. 
Portable  Life  Support  System  (PLSS)  backpack  jettison  (PLSS  Dump).  Super  8mm  camera  video  taken 
by  Ed  von  Renouard,  the  Honeysuckle  Creek  television  technician,  the  only  known  recording  of 
downlink  showing  PLSS  &  other  items  jettisoned  from  LM  before  ascent.  Credits  for  restoration 
work. 

2009  restoration  done  by  Lowry  Digital,  Burbank,  CA.