Born: 20 June 1954, Tel Aviv, Israel
Died: 1 February 2003 (Breakup of Columbia on STS-107)
Group: IDF Astronaut Selection ( 1997)
BS (Electronics and Computer Engineering), University of Tel Aviv, Israel, 1987
Ramon, an Israeli Air Force colonel, was the first Israeli astronaut. He was married with four children at the time of his death. He was the payload specialist on STS-107 and had bachelor degrees in electronics and computer engineering from University of Tel Aviv.
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