Collins, Michael, 1930-

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Michael Collins (b. October 31, 1930, Rome, Italy) is an American astronaut and test pilot. He was on the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Collins was also the director of the National Air and Space Museum and served as the undersecretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

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referencedIn Jimmy Carter with the Apollo 11 crew, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins for the Rose Garden ceremony in observance of the 10th Anniversary of Moon Landing Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. ASTRONAUTS RECEIVE SURVIVAL TRAINING
referencedIn Photographs of Peace Corps Directors and their Activities, 1964 - 1990 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
Astronaut Geology Education Files, ca. 1962 - ca. 1975 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
contributorOf Fourth of July (1976) - National Air and Space Museum, 7/1/76 Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn Medal of Freedom - General Gerald R. Ford Library
editorOf White House Press Releases (Ford Administration). 1974 - 1977. Press Releases. 1974 - 1977. Press Releases, April 1, 1976. 4/1/1976 - 4/1/1976. Guest List for the Reception to Be Given by the President and Mrs. Ford on the Occasion of the Presentation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Rubinstein
referencedIn President George W. Bush Welcomes Apollo 11 Astronauts Michael Collins, Left, Neil Armstrong, Center, and Buzz Aldrin to the Oval Office United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Apollo XI Mission Highlights United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Record Unit 306, National Air and Space Museum, Office of the Director, NASM Files, 1971-1978 and undated National Air and Space Museum
referencedIn Excerpt from the Apollo 11 Transcript of the Moon Landing United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Southwest Region
referencedIn Gemini X Mission Image - Inside Gemini X United States. National Archives and Records Administration
contributorOf Stars and Bonds: U.S. Savings Bond Promotion United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Carter White House Photographs Collection. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Carter White House Photographs: Presidential. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Jimmy Carter - With Apollo 11 crew, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrian and Michael Collins in a Rose garden ceremony in observance of the 10th anniversary on the moon landing
referencedIn Apollo XI Mission Highlights United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. Man on the moon sound recording, 1969 [sound recording]. Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library
referencedIn Universal Newsreel Volume 39, Release 59 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
contributorOf MICHAEL COLLINS ADDRESSING THE ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL PRINCIPLES United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Jimmy Carter with the Apollo 11 crew, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins for the Rose Garden ceremony in observance of the 10th Anniversary of Moon Landing Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn FUTURE ASTRONAUT SELECTEES AT AEROSPACE SCHOOL United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Fourth of July (1976) - Honor America Program Gerald R. Ford Library
creatorOf Aldrin, Edwin E., 1930-. First day of issue, 1969 Jul. 20, Moon Landing, U.S.A.-Sept. 9, Washington, D.C. / Richard Nixon, Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, Edwin E. Aldrin. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Moonwalkers: The Men of Apollo United States. National Archives and Records Administration
News of the Day (Jan. 2) United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Hearst Metrotone News, Inc., Collection. 1937 - 1942. News of the Day Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1963 - 12/1967. News of the Day (July 24)
referencedIn Carter White House Photographs Collection. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Carter White House Photographs: Presidential. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Jimmy Carter - With Apollo 11 crew, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrian and Michael Collins in a Rose garden ceremony in observance of the 10th anniversary on the moon landing
referencedIn General Photograph File, 1986 - 1995 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Color photographs of Various Subjects used in the Overseas Programs of the U.S. Information Agency, ca. 1948 - ca. 1977 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Milton Caniff Collection, 1805-2007, 1910-1988 The Ohio State University Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
referencedIn Gemini X Mission Image - Inside Gemini X United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Black and White Photograph Files, 1965 - 1991 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photographs of Peace Corps Activities and Personnel (Contact Sheet File), 1961 - 1990 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Museum Director Michael Collins Giving President Gerald R. Ford and Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller a Tour of the National Air and Space Museum Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn Apollo 11: Moon Landing United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn White House Press Releases (Ford Administration). 1974 - 1977. Press Releases. 1974 - 1977. Press Releases, April 1, 1976. 4/1/1976 - 4/1/1976. Guest list for the reception to be given by the President and Mrs. Ford on the occasion of the Presentation of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Arthur Rubinstein
referencedIn Moonwalk One United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [AIDS and Africa, ACT UP] [July 20, 1999 - July 21, 1999] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Collins, Michael, 1930-. Signature of Michael Collins / M. Collins. Haverford College Library
creatorOf APOLLO ELEVEN SPECIAL #156: MICHAEL COLLINS LOOKS AT HIS ROLE United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn ASTRONAUT JUNGLE SURVIVAL TRAINING
referencedIn Gemini X Mission Image - Inside Gemini X United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn APOLLO ELEVEN HIGHLIGHT #36: INTERVIEW WITH MRS. MICHAEL COLLINS, ASTRONAUT'S WIFE United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn President Gerald R. Ford's Daily Diary, April 01, 1976 Gerald R. Ford Library
contributorOf APOLLO ELEVEN ASTRONAUTS NEIL ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL COLLINS, AND EDWIN ALDRIN UNEDITED VOICE OF AMERICA INTERVIEWS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Monthly Report for the Director and Secretary United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations. 1900 - 2003. Moving Images Relating to Military Aviation Activities. 1947 - 1984. ASTRONAUT JUNGLE SURVIVAL TRAINING
referencedIn [AIDS and Africa, ACT UP] [July 21, 1999 - July 22, 1999] United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Carter White House Photographs Collection. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Carter White House Photographs: Presidential. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Jimmy Carter - With Apollo 11 crew, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrian and Michael Collins in a Rose garden ceremony in observance of the 10th anniversary on the moon landing
contributorOf APOLLO ELEVEN ASTRONAUTS NEIL ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL COLLINS, EDWIN ALDRIN UNEDITED VOICE OF AMERICA INTERVIEWS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the Dedication of the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn Jimmy Carter - With Apollo 11 astronuts, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins in the Rose Garden for the !0th anniversary of the moon landing Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Photographs of President Richard Nixon Greeting the Apollo 11 Astronauts on the USS Hornet United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Jimmy Carter with the Apollo 11 crew, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins for the Rose Garden ceremony in observance of the 10th Anniversary of Moon Landing Jimmy Carter Library
referencedIn Marquette University. Pere Marquette Discovery Award medals dinner honoring the Apollo 11 astronauts, Saturday, November 8, 1969, Brooks Memorial Union, Marquette University. Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn [Morning News Summaries – July 1994] [2] William J. Clinton Presidential Center
referencedIn Press Release from Congressman Gerald Ford Regarding the Apollo 11 Space Flight Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn C-135 ZERO GRAVITY FLIGHTS, EDWARDS AFB, CALIFORNIA United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Pictures from the Moon /Gemini 10 / Saturn 5 Rehearsal United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Museum Director Michael Collins, President Gerald R. Ford, Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller, and Others Looking at The Spirit of St. Louis During a Tour of the National Air and Space Museum Gerald R. Ford Library
creatorOf PRELAUNCH BRIEFING, JOHN YOUNG AND MICHAEL COLLINS GEMINI 10 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn President Richard Nixon, Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins, Apollo 8 Astronaut William Anders, and Henry Kissinger Watch the Apollo 13 Command Module "Odyssey" Splash Down on Television Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
referencedIn The Eagle Has Landed: The Flight of Apollo 11 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf APOLLO ELEVEN SPECIAL #154: MICHAEL COLLINS, THE LONELY ASTRONAUT United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Archives of American Aerospace Exploration. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
contributorOf Peter S. Vorzimmer Interviewed by Michael Collins (Gemini X) on Pressure Suits and Extravehicular Activity United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Commemorative Photographic Album of the Visit of Neil Armstrong, Colonel Michael Collins, and Colonel Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., to the Federal Republic of Germany and West Berlin, 10/12/1969 - 10/13/1969 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
[White House News Reports – July 1994] [4] William J. Clinton Presidential Center
referencedIn Hearst Metrotone News, Inc., Collection. 1937 - 1942. News of the Day Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1963 - 12/1967. News of the Day (June L)
referencedIn President Gerald R. Ford's Daily Diary, July 01, 1976 Gerald R. Ford Library
referencedIn Carter White House Photographs Collection. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Carter White House Photographs: Presidential. 1/20/1977 - 1/22/1981. Jimmy Carter - With Apollo 11 crew, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrian and Michael Collins in a Rose garden ceremony in observance of the 10th anniversary on the moon landing
referencedIn Record Unit 346, National Air and Space Museum, Office of the Deputy Director, NASM Files, 1961-1996 National Air and Space Museum
referencedIn ASTRONAUTS RECEIVE SURVIVAL TRAINING
referencedIn Hearst Metrotone News, Inc., Collection. 1937 - 1942. News of the Day Motion Picture Newsreel Films. 10/1963 - 12/1967. News of the Day (July 27)
contributorOf APOLLO ELEVEN SPECIAL #155: MICHAEL COLLINS READY FOR THE RESCUE United States. National Archives and Records Administration
contributorOf Record Unit 392, Smithsonian Institution, Office of the Under Secretary, Records, 1972-1984 & related records, 1971-1978 National Air and Space Museum
referencedIn An Oasis in the Heavens United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Hamblin, Dora Jane, 1920-1993. Papers of Dora Jane Hamblin, 1937-1993. University of Iowa Libraries
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associatedWith Aldrin, Buzz person
memberOf Apollo 11 (Spacecraft) corporateBody
memberOf Apollo 8 (Spacecraft) corporateBody
associatedWith Armstrong, Neil, 1930-2012 person
associatedWith Borman, Frank, 1928 March 14- person
associatedWith Brown, Miriam Jones, 1918- person
associatedWith Carter, Jimmy, 1924-.... person
associatedWith Clinton, Bill, 1946-.... person
associatedWith Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Duke, Charles Moss, 1935- person
memberOf Explorers Club corporateBody
associatedWith Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 person
memberOf Gemini 10 (Spacecraft) corporateBody
associatedWith Gordon, Richard person
associatedWith Hamblin, Dora Jane, 1920-1993. person
employeeOf LTV Aerospace Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith McDivitt, James Alton, 1929- person
associatedWith Milton Caniff person
employeeOf National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). corporateBody
employeeOf National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Office of the Deputy Director. corporateBody
employeeOf National Air and Space Museum (U.S.). Office of the Director. corporateBody
associatedWith Reinert, Al person
associatedWith Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001 person
associatedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 person
associatedWith Scott, David Randolph, 1932- person
employeeOf Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary. corporateBody
memberOf United States. Air Force corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf United States Military Academy corporateBody
employeeOf United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Treasury Department. Savings Bond Division corporateBody
associatedWith Voice of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Von Braun, Wernher, 1912-1977 person
associatedWith Young, John (John Watts), 1930- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Rome 07 IT
Washington, D. C. DC US
Subject
Aviators
space exploration
Test pilots
Occupation
Astronauts
Aviators
Test pilots--United States
Function

Person

Birth 1930-10-31

Americans

English

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