archybean Posted August 1, 2016 Share Posted August 1, 2016 Last night I was able to attend a very special event at the Kansas Cosmosphere. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Gemini X mission, astronaut Michael Collins made his first trip to the museum. The Cosmosphere has really cracked down on recent events about no autographs and no pictures...which is a whole other story. They did have an event photograph and will have the pictures available on their website to download starting tomorrow, so that's at least something. Everyone filed through a line to meet Michael, who was flanked by both his daughters. All three were very nice and polite, genuinely happy to be there. The reception line was next to his capsule, which was awesome to see. This weekend was the first time he'd seen it since the mission, and the first time for his daughters. Supper was nothing amazing to write home about, but after was a Q&A session moderated by the president. We all heard some amazing stories from him and his daughters. All in all it was well worth the 6 hour drive each way to meet one of the most reclusive astronauts! Quote Link to post Share on other sites
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