Monday, July 20, 2009

Look Out Below

During all of the anniversary brass and pomp for the moon landing, when everyone is (rightly) celebrating the bravery of Armstrong and Aldrin, let's take a moment to remember the man who - to me - performed one of the bravest acts in the history of the human race: Michael Collins. For a full day, he circled in the Lunar Orbiter, and when he passed out of radio contact, became the most solitary man.


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