This week in Edwards history
By 412th Test Wing Public Affairs
/ Published January 17, 2018
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --
On Jan. 17, 1990, NASA selected Maj. Eileen M. Collins, a student in Class 89B of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, as a space shuttle pilot candidate. Collins was the first woman to be selected for the job. Learn more about her from this NASA factsheet at http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/collins.html.