In part 6 "Mare Tranquilitatis" during the landing sequence, there was no radio transmission delay between the capsule and Houston.
See more » HBO's 'From the Earth to the Moon' (E2M) is everything a good docu-drama mini-series should be.
Tom Hanks has brought to life the true story of man's greatest adventure to 'land a man on the Moon and return him safely to Earth'.
A round-trip radio signal across the 240,000-mile distance would have a lag of close to 3 seconds.
This was even mentioned by Gene Krantz earlier in the program.
See full summary » The twelve episodes follow the Apollo space program from a variety of viewpoints: (1) "Can We Do This?
" maps the origins of Apollo and its Mercury and Gemini roots; (2) "Apollo 1" tells of the tragic fire and the subsequent finger-pointing; (3) "We Have Cleared the Tower" portrays the intense preparation for Apollo 7; (4) "1968" puts Apollo 8 into its historical context against events of the era; (5) "Spider" shows the engineering POV through the design, building, and testing of the LEMs with Apollos 9 and 10, (6) "Mare Tranquilitatis" shows the deeper considerations behind the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing; (7) "That's All There Is" portrays the camaraderie of the Apollo 12 crew; (8) "We Interrupt This Program" shows a by-now-indifferent media galvanized by the events of Apollo 13; (9) "For Miles and Miles" tells of Alan Shepherd's return to the manned program with Apollo 14 after being grounded between Mercury and Gemini; (10) "Galileo Was Right" show the non-piloting demands on ...