He was alone in the command module over the far side of the moon, completely cut off from all humanity.
Collins piloted the ship from which Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin left to make their historic first steps on the moon in 1969.
Kraft created NASA’s Mission Control and made split-second white-knuckle decisions from the first daring Mercury mission to the triumphant moon landings.
Fifty years ago this week, 'Snoopy' and 'Charlie Brown' paved the way for the first lunar landing.
"The Late Show" imagined how the Apollo 11 landing would have looked if the mission had corporate sponsors.
He's all #ProudToBeAnAmerican.
If ETs found us, they would offer to help solve cancer and birth defects, he says.
Fe Ilya/Flickr, CC BY-SA Alan Marshall, Mahidol University Want to fly to the moon? Well, now you won’t have to bother
"'The Commander' tells the story of a retired astronaut who rediscovers his lust for life. Viewers watch as the man, surrounded by memories of the golden age of space exploration, sits solemnly, deep in reflection. When his son hands over the keys to a new Audi R8 V10 plus, he gets behind the wheel and relives the thrill of a rocket-like ride under the stars.
He shared some of his favorite memories from the mission.
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon. Six hours later, on July 21, they stepped out onto the lunar surface, the first humans to do such a thing.
Happy fortieth anniversary to Viking 1 and to all of the scientists, engineers, politicians and taxpaying citizens who brought
"If you’re behind the moon and hear some weird noise on your radio, and you know you’re blocked from the Earth, then what could you possibly think?"
Moon rock and moon dust samples are listed under "cargo."
If we continue with our reckless burning of fossil fuels, there will be widespread war and conflict this century, warns Lord Nicholas Stern, the distinguished chairman of the Grantham Institute on climate change, whilst speaking before a packed auditorium at the London School of Economics on Wednesday.