RIP Michael Colins

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RIP Michael Colins

Postby Splitpin » Thu Apr 29, 2021 6:28 pm

Apollo 11's Command Module Pilot (first moon landing mission) passed away at 90 years old.
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Re: RIP Michael Colins

Postby chopper_nut » Thu Apr 29, 2021 7:42 pm

He was unique. My missus and her mother got to know him quite well, unfortunately, he wasn't at the Space Fest that I attended. Only three CMPs left now... I feel lucky that I've got to meet the astronauts that I have.
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Re: RIP Michael Colins

Postby deaneb » Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:48 pm

A humble, humorous and articulate man. I loved his book "Carrying the Fire". Its one of the best descriptions of spaceflight, covering his early flying, then Gemini and Apollo missions.
RIP Mike Collins, gone but never forgotten.
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