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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.
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 18 days 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 1 month 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 2 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 3 months ago by daniel kunsch
Mint Condition, its a book, it has words, you will like it or you wont LOLPublished 3 months ago by Andrew M. Bennett
Arrived in excellent cond. I met Mike Collins several times at the Smithsonian while he was lecturing about the Cosmos in 1974, such a giving and sensitive man to entertain a pesky... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Perry Vann
This is really enjoyable reading. Very interesting facts about the first moon landing that I haven't read about before. Read morePublished 3 months ago by B. Miller
Mike Collins could have been an author - his story telling is all consuming an entertaining. The next best thing to being in the cockpit with him.Published 3 months ago by Patti Yunker