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The death has been announced of Michael Collins, dubbed the lonliest man.

www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-56921562

Farewell star voyager.
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Replied by michael_murphy on topic The Passing of the Lonliest Man

I had never realised that his grandfather came from Dunmanway in West Cork where my grandfather is from.

My tiny connection to the Apollo programme.

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Replied by lunartic_old on topic The Passing of the Lonliest Man

It's a small world after all, Michael.
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Replied by flt158 on topic The Passing of the Lonliest Man

Michael Collins also had a great sense of humour, and had, as far as I can remember, was an admirer of classical music. 

I am so glad I successfully observed the tiny lunar crater which is named after him. 
It has a diameter of mere 2.4 kilometres. 

Clear skies from Aubrey. 
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From the Examiner: 'His grandfather, Jeremiah Bernard Collins, emigrated from Dunmanway in Co Cork in the early 1860s to Cincinnati, Ohio in the US.'
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