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Texans share memories of crew members

...the Texas Panhandle - home to shuttle commander Col. Rick Husband and pilot Cmdr. Willie McCool - when communication...on the space shuttle Columbia. "Shuttle commander Rick Husband was a Texas Tech University graduate, and pilot Willie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/met_374348.shtml
Metro
Six Americans, one Israeli aboard space shuttle Columbia

A look at the six Americans and Israel's first astronaut who were aboard space shuttle Columbia: Commander Rick Husband, 45, was an Air Force colonel from Amarillo, Texas. The former test pilot was selected as an astronaut in 1994 on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/nat_374392.shtml
National
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
National
Historic shuttle mission off to safe start

...into orbit with Israel's first astronaut Thursday on a scientific research mission. The flight's commander, Col. Rick Husband, is an Amarillo native and 1980 Texas Tech graduate; and the pilot, William McCool, graduated from Coronado High...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/nat_374397.shtml
National
President Bush's speech

...from the skies above Texas. The Columbia is lost; there are no survivors. On board was a crew of seven: Colonel Rick Husband, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Anderson, Commander Laurel Clark, Captain David Brown; Commander William McCool, Doctor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/02/nat_374389.shtml
National
Columbia's crew settles into its 180-mile-high laboratory

...great time and starting to get things squared away where we can move around and really get settled in," commander Rick Husband said one day into the 16-day flight. The astronauts turned on a pair of Israeli cameras to measure desert dust in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/18/tec_365212.shtml
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Columbia's grieving families comfort each other, say 'the bold exploration of space must go on'

...to land following a 16-day science mission. "They are doing remarkably well," Evelyn Husband, wife of Cmdr. Rick Husband, told NBC's "Today" show Monday. "We've gotten strength from each other, and it was great to see them yesterday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/04/nat_374582.shtml
National
Timeline of Columbia's final 7 minutes

...m. The sky is still dark over the Pacific Ocean, but a luminous pink glow shines into the cockpit where Commander Rick Husband is at the controls as Columbia plummets like a shooting star into Earth's atmosphere, creating its own artificial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/16/nat_375889.shtml
National
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
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
National