New NASA chief visits Jerusalem, says agency could send another Israeli into space, 15 years after Ilan Ramon died on space shuttle mission.
- 2 February, 2013 Ten years on, US recalls Columbia shuttle disaster US commemorates ten years for loss of seven NASA space shuttle members, including first Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, who died in 2003 when shuttle disintegrated upon return to earth
- 12 July, 2018 NASA chief in first Israel visit to expand cooperation on joint space projects Israel Space Agency hopes for appointment of new Israeli astronaut
- 6 January, 2018 NASA: Legendary astronaut, moonwalker John Young has died Legendary astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and later commanded the first space shuttle flight, has died, NASA said Saturday. Young was 87.
- 6 January, 2018 John Young dead: Apollo astronaut who walked on the moon dies, aged 87 The astronaut John Young, who walked on the moon and flew the first space shuttle mission, has died aged 87. In a statement, the agency tweeted: “We’re saddened by the loss of astronaut John Young, who was 87. “Young flew twice to the Moon, walked on...
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