Michael Collins (astronaut)
Apollo 11 command module pilot
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Michael Collins is an American former astronaut who flew the Apollo 11 command module Columbia around the Moon while his crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, made the first crewed landing on the surface. He was a test pilot and major general in the US Air Force Reserves.
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Apollo 'space legends' remember 1969 missionApollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins joined several other key figures from that era for a look back at the historic moon mission, which began with liftoff exactly 50 years ago today. (July 16)
Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moonApollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz..
Archive: Apollo 11 astronauts first interview after moon landingFrom 1969, Face the Nation talks to Armstrong, Aldrin & Collins about their lunar landing
Apollo 11: Michael Collins returns to launch site on 50th anniversaryMichael Collins visits the exact spot the first manned mission to the moon launched from 50 years ago.
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Michael Collins Didn’t Walk on the Moon. But He Got to Drink Warm Coffee.The Apollo 11 astronaut who kept an orbital vigil during Neil’s and Buzz’s moonwalk really didn’t feel that lonely.
Apollo 11 astronauts share a meal before their historic missionAstronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins appeared calm, joking and laughing as they ate dinner the night before their historic launch to the moon on July 16, 1969.
NASA legends recall nerve-wracking moments before Apollo 11 landingAstronaut Michael Collins, Mission Control flight director Gene Kranz and spacecraft communicator Charlie Duke recount the first manned landing on the moon