Michael Collins Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Michael Collins

This Biography is about one of the best Astronaut Michael Collins including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Michael Collins
Real Name Michael Collins
Profession Astronauts
Nick Name Mike Collins
Famous as NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon)
Nationality American
Personal Life of Michael Collins
Born on 31 October 1930
Birthday 31st October
Age 86 Years
Sun Sign Scorpio
Born in Rome
Family Background of Michael Collins
Father James Lawton Collins
Mother Virginia Stewart Collins
Siblings James Lawton Collins
Spouse/Partner Patricia M. Finnegan
Children Kate Collins, Ann Collins, Michael Collins
Education United States Military Academy, Harvard Business School, St. Albans School
Personal Fact of Michael Collins

Michael Collins is one of the three astronauts, who worked on the Apollo 11mission, which made the first lunar landing, one of the biggest events in history of mankind. While his colleagues, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped on the moon, Collins was the command module pilot of the mission, who orbited around the moon. After an initial rejection, Collins was chosen by NASA to be a part of the Astronaut Group 3.

His first spaceflight assignment was the Gemini 10 mission, during which he performed the spacewalk. Michael Collins was an army man, before he joined NASA. He graduated from the United States Military Academy, after which he joined the United States Air Force and was commissioned to the Chambley-Bussieres Air Base, France.

He has been the recipient of numerous honours and decorations including, the NASA Distinguished Service Medal, Collier Trophy, the Hubbard Medal and Presidential Medal of Freedom among many others. After he retired from NASA, he became Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs in the Department of State. He later established his own consulting business.

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