On Apollo 11 Anniversary, A Former Crew Member Reflects On The Lunar Trip

Michael Collins, center, poses with Neil Armstrong, left, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. for a group portrait a few weeks before they took off to the moon in the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. Photo by Space Frontiers - Getty Images

Humans first landed on the moon 50 years ago on July 20. Former astronaut Michael Collins was a member of the historic mission.

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Corrected :

In an early version of the audio, we incorrectly referred to the far side of the moon as the dark side of the moon.