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“Collins tells what his space journeys meant to him as a human being [and] discusses the role of man amid the multitudinous mechanical marvels . . . Profoundly affecting.” ―The New Yorker
“Michael Collins can write . . . No other person who has flown in space has captured the experience so vividly.” ―Henry S.F. Cooper, Jr., The New York Times Book Review
Michael Collins flew in both the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 space missions in the 1960s. He currently lives in South Florida.
Engaging, candid and thoughtful. I had little interest in the space program and had attended to it no further than watching the lunar landing, but I stumbled onto a review of this... Read morePublished 1 month ago by migrant777
I thought this non fiction book was very good, well written and factually accurate.Published 1 month ago by binary774
Out of the few books authored by astronauts I've read I feel like this book is the best of that group. Maybe The Right Stuff is better. Read morePublished 2 months ago by W. R.
Amazing what these guys risked plus the discomfort and uncertainty. And they seemed to have done it with ease, grace and dignity. Well written, clear.... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Janice
Hands down the best book about the astronauts! I'm talking about every astronaut book written by a Mercury,Gemini or Apollo alumnus. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Nathan Buckley
I have read Andrew Chaikin's "A Man on the Moon", Gene Cernan's "Last Man on the Moon, Jay Barbree's "Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight". All great reads. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Michael Anthony McClain
I was skeptical of the "readability" of this book when I began reading it. After the first page, I couldn't put it down. Read morePublished 6 months ago by daniel kunsch
Mint Condition, its a book, it has words, you will like it or you wont LOLPublished 6 months ago by Andrew M. Bennett