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Michael Collins – Apollo 11 Astronaut

Stephen Sackur is in Florida to speak to Michael Collins from the Apollo 11 mission. Fifty years on, how does he reflect on the significance of that extraordinary mission?

Stephen Sackur is in Florida to speak to one of the crew members of the Apollo 11 mission. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of one of the most remarkable feats of exploration in the history of humankind, which landed men on the moon. While Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were setting foot on the moon’s surface, Michael Collins was piloting the command module which got them all home. Fifty years on, how does he reflect on the significance of that extraordinary mission?

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Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Stephen Sackur
Interviewed Guest Michael Collins

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