Rick Husband

1957 - 2003

Rick Husband

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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rick Husband has received more than 533,871 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 146th most popular astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Rick Husband ranks 146 out of 501Before him are Vance D. Brand, Valentin Lebedev, Gennady Padalka, Yury Malyshev, Abdul Ahad Mohmand, and Theodore Freeman. After him are Wubbo Ockels, Vyacheslav Zudov, Lodewijk van den Berg, Edward Gibson, Clifton Williams, and C. Gordon Fullerton.

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Among people born in 1957, Rick Husband ranks 152Before him are Seve Ballesteros, Miguel Ángel Lotina, Adri van Tiggelen, Michaëlle Jean, Bojan Križaj, and Ian Stuart Donaldson. After him are Włodzimierz Smolarek, Cécilia Attias, Shirin Neshat, Judge Reinhold, Alu Alkhanov, and Mohsen Makhmalbaf. Among people deceased in 2003, Rick Husband ranks 176Before him are Berta Ambrož, Fidel Sánchez Hernández, Zdzisław Krzyszkowiak, Roy Jenkins, John Aston Sr., and Alfred Aston. After him are André Noyelle, Daishiro Yoshimura, Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio, Naftali Temu, Jeanne Crain, and Stu Hart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Rick Husband ranks 5,028 out of 12,171Before him are Paula Patton (1975), Clifton Webb (1889), Bill Johnston (1894), Sasha Alexander (1973), Johnny "Guitar" Watson (1935), and Wilson Bentley (1865). After him are Stephen Collins (1947), Charles Francis Hall (1821), Duane Eddy (1938), Damon Knight (1922), Michael McKean (1947), and Randy Jackson (1961).

Among ASTRONAUTS In United States

Among astronauts born in United States, Rick Husband ranks 56Before him are Henry Hartsfield (1933), Joe Engle (1932), William Shepherd (1949), Anna Lee Fisher (1949), Vance D. Brand (1931), and Theodore Freeman (1930). After him are Edward Gibson (1936), Clifton Williams (1932), C. Gordon Fullerton (1936), Barbara Morgan (1951), Peggy Whitson (1960), and Michael J. Adams (null).