Fred Haise returns to the Command Module. Swigert helps him into the rightmost seat.
“Roger that,” says Lovell in the LM.
“Here, let me give you a hand there, Freddo,” says Swigert, strapping Haise in.
Jim Lovell wipes the frost off the left LM window. He looks out at a pre-dawn Earth, looming closer.
Back in Timber Cover, Marilyn Lovell looks up at the sky through her kitchen window.
Jim Lovell wipes the LM window again.
“We’re coming up on LM jettison,” reports Swigert.
“Is everyone strapped in, Ken?” says Gene Kranz in Mission Control. The Grumman Rep, the NASA director, and another man watch the procedings at the back of the MCC. “We’re getting real close.”
“Copy that, Flight,” says Mattingly. “Thirteen, Houston. We’re coming up on LM jettison.”
“Stand by,” says Swigert. The docking hatch is closed for the final time.
“Have you got everybody in the Odyssey?” asks Mattingly. Lovell seals the hatch.
“Yeah, Ken,” replies Swigert. “I’m gonna check those pyro batteries one more-”
IN THIS MINUTE:
Tom Hanks as Jim Lovell
Bill Paxton as Fred Haise
Kevin Bacon as Jack Swigert
Gary Sinese as Ken Mattingly
Kathleen Quinlan as Marilyn Lovell
Kenneth White as Grumman Rep
Joe Spano as NASA Director
Ed Harris as Gene Kranz
Marc McClure as Glynn Lunney