The Apollo 15 astronauts land on the Hadley Rille-Apennine mountain region of the moon.

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NASA PAO: Coming up on pitchover.

Irwin: P64!

Scott: Okay.

Irwin: We have LPD.

Scott: LPD. Coming right.

Irwin: Four-zero.

Irwin: 5000 feet. 3-9. 3-9. 3-8. 3-9. 4000 feet. 4-0. 4-1. 4-5. 4-7. 5-2.

Irwin: 3000 feet. 5-2. 5-2. 5-1. 5-0. 4-7. 4-7. 2000 feet. 4-2.

Scott: Okay. I got a good spot.

Irwin: Good. 4-2. 4-3. 1800 feet.

Mitchell: Falcon, Houston. You're Go for landing.

Irwin: 4-4. 4-5.

Scott: Rog. Go for landing.

Irwin: 4-4. 4-5. 1000 feet. 4-5.

Irwin: 900. 4-5. 800. 4-5. 700. 4-6. 600. 4-8. 500. 4-9. Minus 17. Minus 15.

Irwin: 400 at minus 14. You've got P66.

Scott: Okay.

Irwin: 300 feet. Minus 11. Minus 11. 250. Minus 11; 9 percent fuel.

Irwin: You're 200. Minus 11.

Irwin: 150. Minus 7. Minus 6.

Irwin: 120 feet. Minus 6.

Scott: Okay. I've got some dust.

Irwin: Minus 5; 100 feet at 5; nine percent fuel; minus 5.

Irwin: 80 at 5. Minus 3. 60 at 3.

Irwin: 50 at 3. Cross-pointers look good.

Irwin: 40 at 3. 30; 3. 25; 2; seven percent fuel. 20 at 1.

Irwin: 15 at 1. Minus 1, minus 1; six percent fuel.

Irwin: 10 feet. Minus 1. 8 feet. Minus 1.

Irwin: Contact… Bam!

Scott: Okay, Houston. The Falcon is on the Plain at Hadley.

Mitchell: (Over applause) Roger, Roger, Falcon.

Irwin: No denying that. We had contact.

NASA PAO: That was a jubilant Dave Scott reporting Apollo 15 on the plain at Hadley.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
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