Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin weren’t the only astronauts on Apollo 11’s mission to the moon. Who piloted NASA’s first trip to the moon?
Michael Collins Biography
“Michael Collins was born in Rome, Italy on October 31, 1930. Inspired by John Glenn, he was chosen by NASA to be part of the third group of astronauts. His first spaceflight was the Gemini 10 mission, where he performed a spacewalk. His second was Apollo 11—the first lunar landing in history.”
Apollo 11 Mission Overview
“The primary objective of Apollo 11 was to complete a national goal set by President John F. Kennedy on May 25, 1961: perform a crewed lunar landing and return to Earth.”
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