`Give her some space'

McKenna, Pat
July 1998
Airman;Jul98, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p34
Profiles United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a space shuttle mission in the United States. Essential qualities of all astronauts; Mission of Space Shuttle Columbia; Childhood background; Educational background; Flight training and assignments; Collins' description of her trips into orbit; Responsibilities as orbiter's commander.


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