Apollo 11 astronaut, Michael Collins, 1969.
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Collins is pictured on Earth in full spacesuit including helmet. Apollo 11, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin and Collins, was the first manned lunar landing mision. It was launched on 16th July 1969 and Armstrong and Aldrin became the first and second men to walk on the moon on 20th July 1969. Collins, the Command Module pilot, remained in lunar orbit while Armstrong and Aldrin were on the surface.