My son's hero: "This day in History: June Ilan Ramon, an Israeli fighter pilot in the IDF and the first Israeli astronaut, was born. On February 2003 , Ramon and six other Columbia's crew members were killed in the re-entry accident.
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