In Memoriam: Apollo 11 pilot Michael Collins, 90

NASA 8 x 10 signed lithograph photo of Apollo 11 pilot Michael Collins. Image courtesy of RR Auction and LiveAuctioneers

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) – Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, who orbited the moon alone while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made their historic first steps on the lunar surface, died Wednesday. He was 90.

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NSA lauds former Senator Bill Nelson’s appointment as new NASA chief

Former senator and space shuttle veteran Bill Nelson. Photo credit: Wikipedia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Leaders of the National Space Society have congratulated former US Senator (Florida) Bill Nelson on his nomination as the new NASA Administrator.

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