Michael Collins, “Ideal Astronaut.” We dream of being “. On this Wednesday, April 28, 2021, he left Earth for the last time, at the beautiful age of 90 years. Often considered as the great blunder of the Apollo 11 mission. “Third man”. Michael Collins never had a chance to walk on the moon. But he will remain at the top and the image of a talented astronaut as a man of boundless wisdom.
Neil Armstrong was. This was in July 1969. In August 2012, he was also the first To leave us. Yesterday evening, it was with immense grief that the world learned of the disappearance of one of its companions. At the age of 90, Michael Collins bowled. The third man of adventure, , Chosen to address her last through a moving message:
Wherever you have been or will live, you will always have the fire to take us to new heights and into the future. we will miss you. God bless your soul. # Apollo 11pic.twitter.com/q4sJjFdvf8
– Dr. Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) 28 April, 2021
Let’s rememberOnly one in three astronauts did not have a chance to set foot on the moon. As the pilot of the Apollo 11 command and service module, he remained in orbit around our natural satellite. Occasion, too, for him, some words that remain in history: “I am alone now. Truly alone. And completely separate from all known life. Three billion humans and two on one side of the moon. Now there is no one – and only God is more – on the other side.”
I am sure, if everyone can see the earth floating right outside their windows, then every day will be #Earth Day.
Few things are more fragile or more beautiful than Earth, let’s work today and everyday to protect our home. pic.twitter.com/XJO3RSJczw
– Michael Collins (@AstroMCollins) April 22, 2021
From experience it seems that the man got marked forever. A few days ago, on the occasion of World Earth Day, he believed: “I’m sure if everyone can see the earth floating in front of them , Every day will be Earth Day. Few things are more fragile or more beautiful than Earth, let’s work together today and every day to protect our “home”. “
And since it seems he wished, let’s recall, through some happy pictures, this life full of meaning and wisdom – very comical, too – that Michael Collins led. Because he was more than a poor astronaut waiting for others to return from walking on the moon. An outstanding pilot, he was one of the pillars of the American space program. “The Ideal Astronaut.” We dream of being “, According toFrench astronaut.
NASA tribute to Michael Collins. © NASA
Good Speed Michael Collins (1931–2021)
Michael Collins flew the command module for the Apollo 11 mission around the moon in 1969. pic.twitter.com/E4r5e83ntl
– Kenneth J (@drkennethjay) April 29, 2021
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