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Remembering Israeli Astronaut Ilan Ramon and his wife Rona

Over decade after explosion of Space Shuttle Columbia after re-entry, widow of Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon has passed from cancer.

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Israel mourns Rona Ramon

Israeli leaders and politicians pay tribute to widow of first Israeli astronaut

Israel mourns Rona Ramon

Rona Ramon, widow of Columbia astronaut Ilan Ramon, passes away

Ramon's son, IAF Captain Asaf Ramon, was killed in an aviation training accident in 2009.

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NASA could send another Israeli astronaut into space, says chief

New NASA chief visits Jerusalem, says agency could send another Israeli into space, 15 years after Ilan Ramon died on space shuttle mission.

NASA could send another Israeli astronaut into space, says chief

Security at the new Ramon International Airport

Large fence, mine-clearing, and multiple layers of security protect Israel's newest international airport.

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'Maybe the next Israeli astronaut is here'

Israel Space Agency launches the annual Israeli Space Week, offering space-related activities free of charge in locations throughout Israel.

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Columbia space shuttle remains arrive in Israel

On loan from NASA, remains of space shuttle Columbia arrive on display at Ilan Ramon conference for Israel Space week.

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Remembering Ilan Ramon 13 years after his death

On the 13th anniversary of the Columbia explosion, Israel's first astronaut llan Ramon is remembered in Israel.

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Plans For First Israeli to the Moon?

Director Menachem Kidron argues space flight is safer, especially on International Space Station, supports idea of more Israelis in space.

Plans For First Israeli to the Moon?

Israel Set to Send Second Astronaut Into Space

Reports indicate Israeli Space Agency is coordinating to have astronaut sent to space, first since Ilan Ramon's tragic death.

Israel Set to Send Second Astronaut Into Space

Intl. Conference Salutes Israeli Space Community

Delegations from around the world discuss co-operation in developing space research the Ilan Ramon Space Conference.

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Israel to Host 2015 Int'l Space Conference

Israel has become one of the world's aeronautic space powers – and in 2015, will step up to host an international space conference.

Israel to Host 2015 Int'l Space Conference

Tibi: Ramon in Taibe, Arafat in Netanya

MK Tibi: Willing to name a new aerospace center in Taibe after Ilan Ramon, if Netanya names its city hall after Arafat.

Tibi: Ramon in Taibe in Exchange for Arafat in Netanya

MK: Using Ilan Ramon’s Name – Hurtful to Arabs

MK Ahmed Tibi calls to avoid use of Israeli astronaut’s name for science institute. “He bombed Arabs.”

MK Tibi: Using Ilan Ramon’s Name – Hurtful to Arabs

NASA Astronaut Gives IAF Cadets Some Space

Col. William McArthur talks shop with future pilots, learns about the Knights of the Orange Tail.

NASA Astronaut Gives IAF Cadets Some Space

Jewish Day School Renamed After Ilan Ramon

Starting in the new school year, a Jewish day school in California will be renamed in memory of the first Israeli astronaut.

Jewish Day School Renamed After Ilan Ramon

‘Made in Israel’ on NASA Shuttle

Monday’s scheduled launch of the Endeavor will carry an Israeli experiment that began on the 2003 shuttle that ended in the death of Ilan Ramon.

Israeli Bone Cell Experiment to Take off with Endeavor Shuttle

Ilan, Assaf Ramon Airport

Airport to be built at Timna will be named after first Israeli astronaut and his son, both of whom died in crashes.

Airport Near Eilat to Be Named for Ilan, Assaf Ramon

Jewish Astronaut Heads to Space

Jewish astronaut Garrett Reisman will take the US presidential proclamation of Jewish Heritage Month into space aboard the Atlantis shuttle.

Jewish Astronaut Carries Jewish Heritage Proclamation to Space