This is extremely Tumblr worthy.
Always reblog “Everyone ever except Michael Collins”
Brigadier General in the United States Air Force, Command Module Pilot and designer of the patch for Apollo 11, and most isolated human in history for parts of said mission.
Respect, General Collins.
You broke my mind, Tumblr. [Wikipedia]
Since he was orbiting the moon when a different craft put Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon (and thus this third-person perspective photo), this would make him the original ‘Major Tom’ that Bowie sang about.