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Ilan Ramon

Ilan Ramon

Born: 20 June 1954, Tel Aviv, Israel

Nationality: Israeli

Died: 1 February 2003 (Breakup of Columbia on STS-107)

Group: IDF Astronaut Selection ( 1997)

Status: Deceased


FAI Flights:
16 January 2003
15 days, 22 hours, 20 minutes, 22 seconds

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  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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