Legends of Airpower

Legends of Airpower

Eileen Collins

The young woman from Elmira, New York with dreams of flying became not only the first female instructor pilot, but also the first space shuttle commander. The STS-93 was fortunate to have her as their leader, and we are fortunate to have Eileen Collins as a Legend of Airpower.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #210

Thursday, July 18 at 8:30 pm on 12.1

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  • Friday, July 19 at 1:30 am on 12.1
  • Friday, July 19 at 9:30 pm on 12.1

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series description

Fifty-two men and women who made America’s air power the most respected in the world are profiled in this award-winning series. The series features exclusive interviews with Legends such as Chuck Yeager, Jim Lovell, Buzz Aldrin, and Paul Tibbetts. Spanning the first century of flight, Legends of Airpower effortlessly relates the life and times of these heroes.