Astronaut Michael Collins’s death has left his wife and family heartbroken. Here is everything to know about Apollo 11 crew member.
Michael Collins was a part of a three-member historic Apollo 11 mission. He was the pilot of the mission. He flew the command module of Apollo 11 around the moon while his teammates landed on the lunar surface for the first time.
He also served the US air force and was a test pilot and Major General of the force.
Let us learn more about Astronaut Michael Collins and take a closer look at his life.
|Birthday||October 31, 1930|
|Profession||Military Pilot, Astronaut|
|Parents||James Lawton Collins|
|Siblings||James Collins Jr. ,Virginia, Agnes|
|Net Worth||$85 Million|
|Wife||Patricia M. Finnegan|
|Children||Kate Collins, Michael Collins, Ann Collins|
|Education||United States Military Academy|
Astronaut Michael Collins Astronaut Death
Astronaut Michael Collins has died at the age of 90 years old.
He was battling cancer for some time. However, Michael’s last days were spent peacefully surrounded by his loved ones and family.
With his death, Michael has left his family in deep sorrow and his family will greatly miss him.
However, Michael now rests in peace and has escaped from his battle and suffering from cancer.
Family Statement on Passing of Astronaut Michael Collins pic.twitter.com/6OAw7CzFaz
— Michael Collins (@AstroMCollins) April 28, 2021
Michael Collins Wife And Family
Michael Collins was married to his wife Patricia Finnegan.
The couple married in 1957 and spent 57 years together.
However, his wife Patricia died back in 2014. Much information about his wife’s death has not seen the limelight yet.
Michael Collins and his wife had three children, Kate Collins, Ann Collins, and Michael Collins.
Talking about Michael Collins’ family, he was born to James Collins, an Army official. Information regarding his mother is yet to be known by the world.
Similarly, he had a brother James Collins Jr. and two sisters, Virginia and Agnes. He also had an uncle J. Lawton Collins.
You are not that much closer to the stars, but the difference is that you are above any planetary atmosphere. Stars look brighter and do not twinkle!#AskMichaelCollins pic.twitter.com/om82e9jAhB
— Michael Collins (@AstroMCollins) April 7, 2021
Michael Collins Net Worth
Michael Collins’ net worth has been estimated at $85 million by Idol Net Worth.
His major source of income is his career as a military pilot and obviously him being an astronaut as a part of the Apollo 11 mission.