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.
There was some good news and some bad news on marijuana this week, which got us thinking about how the subject of federal marijuana policy relates to the presidential nomination race.
It has been over 45 years since the first Moon landing. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins made a journey for the ages as the Apollo 11 mission rocketed humans to another world. But, what have we done lately?
Wednesday marks the 45th anniversary of what’s considered the most significant event in space history.
Coleman, by the way, is scheduled to perform with her flute at the world-famous Explorers Club on Oct. 25 as part of "Space
"Pick an image that ignites the joy in you. It can be your child, a pet, the ocean, a painting you love -- something that inspires a sense of wonder. And any time you feel contracted, go to it to help you expand."
We were in the midst of dinner when Michael mentioned that among the very few material possessions he'd been able to grab before a wall of flames drove him and Martha out of their house was the documentary footage he'd shot 35 years ago of Fleetwood Mac's 1977 Japanese tour.
With all these elements in place, it's easy to understand why Give Up Tomorrow has become one of the most fascinating and discussed documentaries of our time, awarded top prize at festivals the world over, and creating a movement for change in the global justice system.
The first era of U.S. manned spaceflight ends, and we are the adults of this nation now. Armstrong and eleven other men visited the Moon, but those of us who were watching, as young as we might have been then, are the space generation.