Apollo 13 (1995): Preparing for Reentry

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The clip preparing for reentry from Apollo 13 (1995) with Ed Harris, Kevin Bacon

Flight 9-6-6-4-0-6.
Let m...
The clip preparing for reentry from Apollo 13 (1995) with Ed Harris, Kevin Bacon

Flight 9-6-6-4-0-6.
Let me put it this way.
The trajectory may be off. Their thrusters may be frozen.
Their guidance system might be malfunctioning.
Their heat shield could be cracked.
And their parachutes might be three blocks of ice.
Clearly, we have some obstacles to overcome.
Yeah, okay, but now I'm asking you, when will we know?
Well, blackout lasts for three minutes.
If they're not back in four, we'll know.
Velocity now reading 34,802 feet per second.
Range to go 2,625 nautical miles.
Copy that.
Okay, Ken, we are aligned for reentry.
Jim, we're going to need that computer reentry program.
Fred, how are the batteries looking?
Okay. Batt A looks good.
Reentry interface in one minute...
Batt B, no volts, the amps are okay.
And 30 seconds.
Batt C...
shit, no volts, only two amps.
It may die before the main chutes open.
Roger. Let's tie all the batteries onto main A and main B.
Flight, they're still shallowing a bit up there. Do you want to tell 'em?
Is there anything we can do about it?
Not now, Flight.
Then they don't need to know, do they?
Copy that.
RETRO says the typhoon is still a presence in the splashdown area?
Yeah.
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