Rick Husband

Rick Husband

Status: Lost In Flight
7/12/1957 – 2/1/2003
Nationality: American
Type: Government
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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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