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  • When Michael Collins disagreed with Jeff Bezos Apr 29, 2021 08:22 PM IST

    When Michael Collins disagreed with Jeff Bezos

    The Apollo 11 astronaut differed with the Amazon founder on thinking of the moon as a potential manufacturing hub.

  • Astronaut Michael Collins, who piloted Apollo 11, dies at 90 Apr 28, 2021 11:11 PM IST

    Astronaut Michael Collins, who piloted Apollo 11, dies at 90

    A statement released by Michael Collins’ family on Twitter revealed the cause of his death to be cancer. The statement did not reveal where he died.

  • Google Doodle celebrates 50 years of Moon landing Jul 19, 2019 12:01 PM IST

    Google Doodle celebrates 50 years of Moon landing

    The mission had a whopping 400,000 people working on it.

  • Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returns to launch site on 50th anniversary Jul 17, 2019 03:30 PM IST

    Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returns to launch site on 50th anniversary

    In the iconic 1969 moon mission, Collins, 88, stayed in lunar orbit while his crew mates Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped foot on the lunar surface, an event that enraptured Americans and marked a preeminent chapter in human spaceflight.

  • Neil Armstrong’s moon dust bag sold for USD 1.5 million at New York auction Jul 21, 2017 04:20 PM IST

    Neil Armstrong’s moon dust bag sold for USD 1.5 million at New York auction

    An extremely rare bag used by NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong to collect the first samples of dust from the moon has been sold for USD 1.8mn

  • Apollo 11 Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin turns 83! Jan 21, 2013 07:24 PM IST

    Apollo 11 Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin turns 83!

    Buzz Aldrin, the second person ever to walk on the Moon along with Apollo-11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, celebrated his 83rd birthday. Born on January 20, 1930, Aldrin is marking his birthday on the road with a trip to England.

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