Mission Control gives Apollo
crew a brief review of the morning news, including sports developments.
They are informed about the progress of the Russian space ship Lunar 15
and that Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, ranking government official at
the Apollo 11 blastoff, has called for putting a man on Mars by the year
is made with a three-second burn, sharpening the course of the spacecraft
and testing the engine that must get them in and out of lunar orbit.
Astronauts begin first
scheduled color telecast from spacecraft, showing view of the Earth from
a distance of about 128,000 nautical miles. During the 36-minute transmission,
views are also shown of the inside of the command module.
Mission control bids the