Michael Collins Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Michael Collins (Collins)

Last Updated: 01 Jan, 2023 | Views: 339

Age: 90

Profession: Astronaut

Other Profession(s): Fighter Pilot, Test pilot

Higher Education: Graduate

Michael Collins Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
31 Oct, 1930 (90 Years 05 Months 28 Days)

Birth Country
Italy

Birth Place
Rome

Birth Sign
Libra

Religion
Catholicism

Nationalities
American

Died on
28 Apr, 2021

Cause of Death
Mission To Land On The Moon

Michael Collins Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Michael Collins. one of the great astronauts, was born on October 31, 1930, and died on April 28, 2021. In 1969, he and his crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, flew the Apollo 11 command module Columbia around the Moon. They also made the first crewed landing on the moon, during which they flew the Apollo 11 command module Columbia around the moon. In addition to being a test pilot, he served the United States Air Force Reserves.
Career:
Upon joining the United States Air Force, he was assigned to the Chambley-Bussières Air Base, France, where he flew F-86 Sabre fighters.
In 1960, he was accepted to the United States Air Force Experimental Flight Test Pilot School at Edwards Air Force Base, where he graduated. He was also accepted to the Aerospace Research Pilot School (Class III) of the United States Air Force.
The West Point classmate Ed White was named as the backup mission commander for Gemini 7 in late June 1965, just two weeks after Collins was assigned his first crew assignment. 
1966: When Gemini 7 was successfully completed, Michael Collins became the prime crew of Gemini 10. Still, with John Young as the mission commander, White went on to the Apollo program after Gemini 7.
Award:
1971: International Air & Space Hall of Fame
1993: U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame
1985: National Aviation Hall of Fame
Death:
In 2021, Collins died from cancer at the age of 90 in Naples, Florida, at home.
During the Apollo 11 mission, Buzz Aldrin became the last survivor, and he said, "wherever [Collins has] been or will be, you will always be able to carry us deftly to new heights and carry us forward in your immense power.".
 

 

Michael Collins Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 186cm
In Meters 1.86 m
In Feet & Inches 6'2"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 74 kg
In Pounds 163 Ibs

Eye Color
Grayish hazel

Hair Color
Brown

Michael Collins Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
James Lawton Collins

Mother's Name
Mary Anne O'Brien

Spouse
Patricia Finnegan

Brother(s)
James Lawton Collins Jr.

Sister(s)
Margaret Collins-O'Driscoll

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