Husband, Rick Douglas

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Husband, Rick Douglas Gender: M
born on 12 July 1957
Place Amarillo, Texas, 35n13, 101w50
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Rodden
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Rick Douglas Husband


American astronaut, Rick Douglas Husband - STS107 Commander; Colonel USAF, Commander of the Space Shuttle Columbia. The space vehicle broke up upon reentry on 2/01/2003 starting approximately 7:53 AM CST overhead from Texas. Husband was first commander, beginning his first shuttle mission. All seven astronauts were lost.

Education: Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering, Texas Tech University, 1980; master's in mechanical engineering, California State University-Fresno, 1990. Career: Air Force colonel. Became NASA astronaut in 1994. Served as pilot of spacecraft in 1999, a 10-day mission that involved the first docking with the international space station.

He was married, two children.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Ramon, Ilan (born 20 June 1954)


  • Work : Gain social status 1994 (NASA astronaut)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1999 (NASA spacecraft pilot, 10-day mission)
  • Death by Accident 1 February 2003 at 07:53 AM (Reentry breakup, explosion, age 45)
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Source Notes

Contributed by Pat Esclavon Hardy, Tampa, FL, citing NASA and CNN news sources


  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (One of seven astronauts)
  • Personal : Death : Accidental (Reentry breakup, explosion of space shuttle)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (US Air Force)
  • Vocation : Travel : Astronaut (NASA, Space Shuttle Columbia)