FLIGHT PLAN – Final Apollo 11 Flight Plan, AS-506/CSM-107/LM-5. Houston: NASA/MSC Flight Planning Branch, 1 July 1969.
Final edition, the printing issued before the launch on 16 July 1969 from the Kennedy Space Center and used by Apollo 11 flight controllers and support personnel, including the 135-page section on flying to the Moon and returning to Earth.
SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Buzz ALDRIN at significant flight milestones in the book: "Contact Light” with the manual underlining of the Touchdown time block on page 3-69, "My first step on the surface at 109:43 GET” on page 3-76, and Aldrin's first words on the moon, "Magnificent Desolation" next to the underlined "descend to surface" time block for the LMP. The NASA-issued six-section Apollo 11 Flight Plan includes all flight activities for Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin.
The first two sections consist of an overview of general information, then illustrations of the actual flight engine burn and/or data entry grids. Those include for the CSM: TLI Maneuver, Program (P) 37 Block Data, P27 Update, P30 Maneuver, P76, CSM Rendezvous Rescue, Lunar Entry, Earth Orbit Entry and Earth Orbit Block Data. For the LM: P27 Update, AGS State Vector Update, P30 for both phasing and regular maneuver, DOI Data, PDI Data, Lunar Surface, Ascent, and the CSI, CDH, TPI Data for rendezvous in lunar orbit. The majority of the flight plan has the 135 page plus “A” page additions. It has flight activities for each crew man, usually on a one hour per page format. The last three sections cover detailed test objectives, consumable budget listings, and a summary flight plan.
8 by 10.5 inches. Over 320 numbered pp. Orange card stock covers, loose-leaf and punched.