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Reaching For The Moon
by Frank Sinatra
I'm going to time this so that this gets published att the exact time as Apollo 11 left earth 50 years ago.

Saturn V AS-506 launched Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969, at 13:32:00 UTC (9:32:00 EDT). At 13.2 seconds into the flight, the launch vehicle began to roll into its flight azimuth of 72.058°. Full shutdown of the first-stage engines occurred about 2 minutes and 42 seconds into the mission, followed by separation of the S-IC and ignition of the S-II engines. The second stage engines then cut-off and separated at about 9 minutes and 8 seconds, allowing the first ignition of the S-IVB engine a few seconds later.

Apollo 11 entered Earth orbit at an altitude of 100.4 nautical miles (185.9 km) by 98.9 nautical miles (183.2 km), twelve minutes into its flight. After one and a half orbits, a second ignition of the S-IVB engine pushed the spacecraft onto its trajectory toward the Moon with the trans-lunar injection (TLI) burn at 16:22:13 UTC. About 30 minutes later, with Collins in the left seat and at the controls, the transposition, docking, and extraction maneuver was performed. This involved separating Columbia from the spent S-IVB stage, turning around, and docking with Eagle still attached to the stage. After the LM was extracted, the combined spacecraft headed for the Moon, while the rocket stage flew on a trajectory past the Moon. This was done to avoid the third stage colliding with the spacecraft, the Earth, or the Moon. A slingshot effect from passing around the Moon threw it into an orbit around the Sun.

My initial idea was to post Nellie Lutchers version of this song, but since it excelenty had been jamed by @dacia ( https://www.godsjukebox.com/dacia/nellie-lutcher-and-her-rhythm-reaching-for-the-moon/ ) I chose Frankies version instead. A #Jazzstandard . For #MoonWeek of course.
1965 - Reprise - United States
Posted: About 21 hours ago
Birgitta Bellman
A good song is a good song. #Popcorn #Earthsongs #JazzStandard I also enjoy posting songs from the 60's not sung in english.
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