Apollo 11: Forgotten astronaut among three

Sharing is caring!

All of as know about the historical event(Apollo 11 Mission) when first time man kept first step on the moon in July 20, 1969.

It was a group of three persons crew(Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins) but Michael Collins was the one who remained in orbit and never got to the lunar surface.

michael-collinsNeil Armstrong (Left), Buzz Aldrin (Right) and Michael Collins (Center)

Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Neil Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours later on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; Buzz Aldrin joined him about 20 minutes later. But, Michael Collins sat alone in the mother-ship plagued by terrors of returning to Earth alone.

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *