Category: astronaut

For Apollo 11 He Wasn’t on the Moon, But His Coffee Was Warm.
Michael Collins is often the forgotten astronaut on Apollo 11, the one who remained in orbit, 60 miles above the moon in the Apollo command module, waiting for his crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, to return from the lunar surface.


NASA press photo of Gemini 8 astronaut Neil Armstrong in his silver Gemini G-2C spacesuit, circa 1965. (Via Stellar Views)


Keir Dullea in space suit in scene from motion picture 2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968. Photo by Dmitri Kessel.

Laika and Her Comrades: The Soviet Space Dogs Who Took Giant Leaps for Mankind