First female spacecraft commander visits Dyess

U.S. Air Force Col. Brandon Parker, 7th Bomb Wing commander, presents a token of appreciation to retired Air Force Col. Eileen Collins, former NASA astronaut and the first woman to pilot and command a U.S. spacecraft, with a portrait of the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk static display at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, March 23, 2018. Collins logged over 6,751 hours in 30 different types of aircraft before retiring from the Air Force in January 2005. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter)

PHOTO BY: Airman 1st Class Mercedes Porter
VIRIN: 180323-F-AS071-139.JPG
Additional Details

No camera details available.


Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.