Remembering Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins
University Libraries Special Collections has one of the most extensive collections of documents, memorabilia, and personal papers from Apollo 11 mission, thanks to Michael Collins
April 28, 2021
Virginia Tech’s Special Collections has one of the most extensive collections of documents, memorabilia, and personal papers from the Apollo 11 mission, thanks in part to donations from Michael Collins. Collins, the NASA astronaut who was the command module pilot for the Apollo 11 mission to the moon, died April 28 at age 90.
University Libraries public services archivist, Marc Brodsky, curator of the Apollo 11 collection, is available to speak with media outlets about the collection. The collection includes a letter written by Charles Lindbergh to Collins just after completion of the Apollo 11 mission.
Schedule an interview
To secure a live or recorded interview with Marc Brodsky, contact Bill Foy by email, or by phone at 540-998-0288.