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.
Berliners watching the launch of the Apollo 11 mission on June 16, 1969, on TVs in the window of a store selling electronics.
(Photo by Edwin Reichert, Associated Press.)
Skylab, America’s first manned space station
from The History Guy, History Deserves to be Remembered
NASA press photo of Gemini 8 astronaut Neil Armstrong in his silver Gemini G-2C spacesuit, circa 1965. (Via Stellar Views)
Bell No. 2 Rocket Belt or jet pack, circa early 1960s.
Nasa photo of the Eclipse.
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