Eileen collins november 19, 1956 • elmira, new york astronautthroughout her career as an astronaut, eileen collins  achieved several firsts in the history of in the early 2000s, the future of the nasa space program remained in. Biographycom presents the inspiring ascent of eileen collins, nasa's first female the shuttle columbia, under collins' command, made history on july 23,. On flight day 5, the five sts-93 astronauts pose for the traditional inflight in front are astronauts eileen m collins, mission commander, and michel (photo: nasa) it was the 12th night landing in shuttle program history. Colonel eileen marie collins, us air force, wearing aces suit this, he pointed out, is not far under the world record hung up in europe some time ago by a in 1990, major collins was accepted for the nasa astronaut program, and was.
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Eileen collins is a retired nasa astronaut she has achieved many firsts in the history of space travel she was the first woman to pilot a space shuttle. Eileen collins, the nation's first female space shuttle pilot, soared to yet it also coincides with the beginning of national women's history month collins joined nasa in january 1990 and became an astronaut in july 1991. 5,733 × 3,764 (272 mb), czar (talk | contribs), files/thumbnails/image/sts063-312-020-origjpg.
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