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Incredible Online Gallery of High-Res Film Scans from Every Apollo Mission


Michael Collins (born October 31, 1930) is a former American astronaut and test pilot. Selected as part of the third group of fourteen astronauts in 1963, he flew in space twice. His first spaceflight was Gemini 10, in which he and command pilot John Young performed two rendezvous with different spacecraft and Collins undertook two EVAs. His second spaceflight was as the command module pilot for Apollo 11. While he orbited the Moon, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made the first manned…


Significant Sig, John W. Young. On his trip to the moon he carried the badge and flag of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Both are on display at Sigma Chi's headquarters.


STS-1 mission patch. On April 12, 1981 astronauts John Young (commander) and Bob Crippen (pilot) launched on the first space shuttle mission aboard the orbiter Columbia.