Ramon, Ilan

▪ 2004

      Israeli pilot and astronaut (b. June 20, 1954, Ramat Gan, Israel—d. Feb. 1, 2003, over Texas), was Israel's first astronaut and a payload specialist on the space shuttle Columbia. Ramon, a graduate of the Israel Air Force Flight School, was a fighter pilot in the 1973 Yom Kippur War and in the 1982 military operations in Lebanon; he also took part in the 1981 bombing of an Iraqi nuclear reactor. He was selected for the U.S. astronaut program in 1998.

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