Special Publication The National Aeronautical and Space Administration selected Maj. Eileen Collins, a graduate of U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 89B, as a Space Shuttle pilot candidate in 1990. Collins was the first woman selected for this program. (Air Force photograph) The National Aeronautical and Space Administration selected Maj. Eileen Collins, a graduate of U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School Class 89B, as a Space Shuttle pilot candidate in 1990. Collins was the first woman selected for this program. (Air Force photograph)

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