An Interview With Apollo 11’s Michael Collins

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Apollo may have started off as a technology showdown with the then-Soviet Union, but the worldwide enthusiasm for and awe at the first human landing on the Moon were big surprises for Michael Collins , the command module pilot of Apollo 11. Fifty years ago, Collins circled the Moon aboard Columbia...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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