This article includes a list the husband project pdf references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. 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. Husband is a recipient of the Congressional Space Medal of Honor. This section does not cite any sources.
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Husband was born on July 12, 1957, in Amarillo, Texas. He attended Belmar Elementary School, Crockett Junior High School, and he graduated from Amarillo High School in 1975. Husband earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University in 1980, and a Master of Science degree also in Mechanical Engineering from Fresno State University in 1990. He was a member of Tau Beta Pi.
He finished his training there in October 1981, and was assigned to F-4 Phantom II training at Homestead Air Force Base in Florida. After completion of F-4 training in September 1982, Husband was assigned to Moody Air Force Base in Georgia flying the F-4E.