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JetBlue flight diverted to Texas after captain from Georgia has to be restrained by passengers

...fun-loving guy, just loves everybody."Osbon, 49, was the captain aboard JetBlue Flight 191, which landed at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport after he raced screaming up an aisle and beat on a cockpit door, shouting about bombs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-03-28/jetblue-flight-diverted-texa
Workers remember colleagues killed in shuttle disaster

...Workers bowed their heads during a moment of silence and a recording of bells and the astronaut's names were played: "Rick Husband ... William McCool ... Kalpana Chawla ... David Brown ... Michael Anderson ... Laurel Clark ... Ilan Ramon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/31/nat_402981.shtml
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Columbia's 'seven brave explorers' enshrined on astronaut memorial mirror

...was the first commander of the space shuttle Columbia. Filling the front row of chairs were the immediate families of Rick Husband, William McCool, David Brown, Kalpana Chawla, Michael Anderson, Laurel Clark and Ilan Ramon. The Columbia families...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/29/nat_398862.shtml
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Families of Columbia astronauts forge ahead with life

...space shuttle Columbia. When he came home each night, Rick Husband set work aside and was "a tremendous father and husband...and Jupiter are being named for the astronauts. In Rick Husband's hometown of Amarillo, Texas, the airport was renamed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/26/nat_386256.shtml
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Astronaut may have tried to override shuttle's autopilot

...the official said. Hawley pointed out that even before Columbia started re-entering the atmosphere, commander Rick Husband accidentally bumped the stick but quickly corrected for it. Under normal conditions, moving the stick turns off the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/11/nat_368626.shtml
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Astronauts mug for camera in video of final minutes of their lives

...experiments - it was the only one recovered that had any recording left. "Looks like a blast furnace," commander Rick Husband says, referring to the bright flashes outside the cockpit windows as Columbia re-entered the atmosphere above the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/01/nat_367644.shtml
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Flight controller foresaw Columbia's catastrophe in e-mail; says it was 'a mental exercise'

...controllers were so confident, in fact, that none of the "what-iffing" was relayed to Columbia's commander, Rick Husband. One scenario discussed in the e-mails was an attempted landing with tires ruptured by a surge in temperature, possibly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/28/nat_377166.shtml
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NASA wants to give astronauts a shuttle repair kit

...started breaking apart over the Dallas and Fort Worth area, a full half-minute after Mission Control heard commander Rick Husband's last radioed words: "Roger, buh - ." Given the information from those final seconds, "you would expect that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/26/nat_376900.shtml
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Workers who launched Columbia honor crew with service at planned landing strip

...Khoury, who was worked at the center for 19 years. Other services have been held in Houston and Washington to remember Rick Husband, payload commander Michael P. Anderson, mission specialist David M. Brown, pilot William C McCool, mission specialist...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/08/nat_375067.shtml
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Daughter of astronaut who died in Challenger disaster helps console Columbia children

...perspective can help comfort the Columbia children, ages 3 to 22. Evelyn Husband, the widow of Columbia Commander Rick Husband, asked Fulgham to talk privately to the 12 children at a memorial service Tuesday in Houston. Evelyn Husband had remembered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/05/nat_374694.shtml
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