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Astronaut Michael Collins dies on the "Apollo 11" flight to the moon in 1969

American astronaut Michael Collins, a member of the "Apollo 11" mission to the moon, died in 1969, at the age of 90, and AFP quoted a statement published by the astronaut's family: "Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 astronaut, died at the age of 90."

Collins was responsible for the orbital encounter with the lunar lander during the mission, and the late astronaut wrote a book containing 18 diagrams of different cases of orbiting encounters including scenarios in which the lunar lander would fail in its mission, or if it set off from the surface of the moon early or late The time specified in the assignment.