Ilan Ramon (Colonel, Israel Air Force), payload specialist representing the Israel Space Agency (ISA), shown in November He perished in flight on February when Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated over northern Texas.
The Columbia crew. From the left: Mission Specialist David Brown, Commander Rick Husband, Mission Specialists Laurel Clark, Kalpana Chawla and Michael Anderson, Pilot William McCool and Payload Specialist Ilan Ramon.
Ilan Ramon - Israeli Astronaut A great documentary film produced by the Israel Broadcasting Authority, telling the tragic story of Ilan Ramon, Israel's first astronaut. For more than four years, an expert film crew from Israel's Public Television Station
Ilan Ramon: Jewish Star by Devra Newberger Speregen. $13.00. Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society (February 1, 2004). Author: Devra Newberger Speregen. Reading level: Ages 9 and up. Publication: February 1, 2004