Frank Borman (CDR)

Ken, are you through with the tape recorder?

Frank Borman (CDR)

We're on a maneuver to burn attitude, and it's going to make us lose the high gain.

Ken Mattingly (CAPCOM)

Apollo 8, the tape recorder is yours. We have your double umbra update, 89:07:15.87.

Ken Mattingly (CAPCOM)

Roger. And no change on your AOS time.

Frank Borman (CDR)

Say that again, will you, Ken?

Ken Mattingly (CAPCOM)

There's no change on your AOS time.

Ken Mattingly (CAPCOM)

Apollo 8, Houston. We have 3 minutes to LOS; all systems are GO.

Ken Mattingly (CAPCOM)

Apollo 8, Apollo 8, this is Houston. Three minutes LOS; all systems are GO. Over.

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Spoken on Dec. 25, 1968, 5:39 a.m. UTC (48 years, 11 months ago). Link to this transcript range is: Tweet

Frank Borman (CDR)

Roger. Thank you, Houston. Apollo 8.

Ken Mattingly (CAPCOM)

All systems are GO. Apollo 8.