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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (111 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Evelyn Husband Narrator: Evelyn Husband Publisher: Oasis Audio, LLC Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Rick Husband wanted to be an astronaut since his fourth birthday, but it wasn’t always for the right reasons. Initially, he thought it would be a cool, fun thing to do. It wasn’t until he came to a spiritual crossroads and was able to give that dream up to discover the true desires of his heart before he actually got into the space shuttle program at NASA. Three failed attempts did not daunt this driven pilot—and the fourth interview process, though lengthy and difficult, proved successful for him.

Husband’s years at NASA served not only to develop his integrity and character, but also to increase his faith in a Creator that could not be denied in the vastness of space. His story is not only inspirational but exhilarating and invigorating, as readers will witness the life of a man who consistently pursued the desires of his heart even as he served a faithful God.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Klay | 1/13/2014

    " This is a great book that is very inspiring. Rick Husband had amazing work ethic and focus. He was a Godly man who leaves you wishing you were more like him. A must read for someone who is interested in the space program or inspirational biographies. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jehan Corbin | 1/4/2014

    " I really enjoyed this book and gave several copies to friends in the military/airline field. (I don't personally know any astronauts) An easy read and a very inspirational true story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Catherine Sandy | 12/9/2013

    " Good book. About the role of faith in the life of Rick Hubbard who died in the Columbia disaster and the spiritual legacy he left his family. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Michelle | 11/15/2013

    " I just read this book this weekend. True story of commander of Columbia space shuttle which disintegrated over Texas, his faith, his family, etc. Very inspiring! "

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About the Author

Evelyn Husband is the widow of Rick Husband, commander of the ill-fated space shuttle Columbia that disintegrated upon reentry in 2003. The Husbands were very active in their church together, and Evelyn continues to make God a central part of her life, by ministering widows at her church, helping provide mentors for fatherless young men, and serving on the board of her local YMCA. She remarried in 2008.