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January 1999 portrait
July 12, 1957|
Amarillo, Texas, U.S.
|Died||February 1, 2003
|Previous occupation||Test pilot|
|Rank||Colonel, United States Air Force|
|Time in space||25d 17h 33m|
|Selection||1994 NASA Group 15|
Rick Douglas Husband (July 12, 1957 – February 1, 2003) (Colonel, USAF) was an American astronaut and fighter pilot. He traveled into space twice: as Pilot of STS-96 and Commander of STS-107. He and the rest of the crew of STS-107 were killed when Columbia disintegrated during reentry into the Earth's atmosphere.
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