August 6, 2011
Ilan Ramon, STS-107 payload specialist representing the Israeli Space Agency, is pictured on the aft flight deck of the Space Shuttle Columbia. EDITOR'S NOTE: On February 1, 2003, the seven crewmembers were lost with the Space Shuttle Columbia over North Texas. This picture was on a roll of unprocessed film later recovered by searchers from the debris.
Topics: Environment, Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Space exploration, Disaster Accident, Entertainment Culture, Ilan Ramon, STS-107, payload specialist, Columbia: The Tragic Loss, Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, Space accidents and incidents, Space Shuttle, Manned spacecraft, Space Shuttle program