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Apollo 11’s ‘amiable strangers’ Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins

Mission commander Neil Armstrong was the flying ace, Buzz Aldrin the scholar. Michael Collins was a crack test pilot, too, but also a wordsmith who described the trio as "amiable strangers." Apollo 11's astronauts had six months to gel as a crew and prepare for humanity's greatest space feat. The three had never served together on ...
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