People around the world are mourning the death of Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, who piloted the command module for the first-ever moon landing in 1969.
Following his death at age 90, we look back at Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins' colorful life in photos.
Gemini and Apollo astronaut Michael Collins, who orbited the moon during the world's first lunar landing mission, has died at the age of 90.
Astronaut Michael Collins felt "absolutely isolated" in orbit while his Apollo 11 crewmates walked on the moon.
The moon may be devoid of humans (for now), but there is plenty of humanity to be found strewn across the lunar surface.
Most golfers really want to avoid sand traps, but NASA astronaut Alan Shepard had no choice but to deal with that when wielding a six-iron head on the moon's dusty surface 50 years ago this month.
NASA's Apollo 13 astronauts have been immortalized as a new bronze statue now on display at Space Center Houston.
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