Husband, Rick Douglas, 1957-2003

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Rick Husband (b. July 12, 1957, Amarillo, TX-d. Feb. 1, 2003) was an Air Force test pilot and astronaut. He was a member of the space shuttle Discovery (STS-96) and Columbia (STS-107). He died during the space shuttle Columbia Disaster when the shuttle disintegrated upon reentry killing all crew members.
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referencedIn STS-96 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn University News and Publications Videos, U 185. 9., 1994-2005 Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University,
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referencedIn SpacePort News, 1/7/2005 - 12/14/2012 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn US Air Force (USAF) Colonel (COL) Thomas Jones, Squadron Officer College Commander (left) and Astronaut Colonel (COL) Steve Lindsey, Friend of the Husband Family, unveil the auditorium plaque that will be displayed at the entrance of Husband Auditorium at the Squadron Officer College (SOC), located at Maxwell Air Force Base (AFB), Alabama (AL). Husband Auditorium is named for Colonel (COL) Rick Husband who was killed in the Space Shuttle accident February 1, 2003 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn STS-107 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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alumnusOrAlumnaOf California State University, Fresno corporateBody
memberOf Columbia (Spacecraft) corporateBody
memberOf Discovery (Spacecraft) corporateBody
associatedWith Edwards Air Force Base (CA). corporateBody
associatedWith Fairchild Air Force Base corporateBody
employeeOf Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Texas Tech University corporateBody
memberOf United States. Air Force corporateBody
employeeOf United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration corporateBody
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Amarillo TX US
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Astronauts
Test pilots
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Birth 1957-07-12

Death 2003-02-01

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