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It's almost like they knew these tapes were going to be unearthed in the future and wanted to help you out with figuring out what you were listening to.


Word is leaking out that the mission is going to proceed with Jack Swigert replacing Ken Mattingly.

And then it's official:

RETRO didn't think that was going to happen:

He's not the only one:

Runs intermittently until about -19:18:00 (about 7 hours).

Includes Pete Conrad becomes 3rd man to walk on the moon:


I'm very curious who these two are on the call. From the content it seems likely to be an astronaut (not in the spacecraft) and his wife. She is clearly a good friend of Mary Haise (Fred Haise's wife). Her questions and his answers indicate a pretty well-formulated plan was already in place a fairly short time into the crisis.

Can anyone identify who they are? It sounds to me like he calls her "Scoop", or similar nickname. Another clue is that she and Mary are both pregnant.

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