August 6, 2011
Three STS-107 crewmembers are pictured prior to their sleep shift in bunk beds on the middeck of the Space Shuttle Columbia. From the left are astronauts Laurel B. Clark, mission specialist; Rick D. Husband, mission commander; and Kalpana Chawla, mission specialist. Husband, Clark, Chawla, and payload specialist Ilan Ramon (out of frame) were members of the Red shift team. Ramon represents the Israeli Space Agency.
Topics: Human spaceflight, Spaceflight, Space exploration, Meanings of minor planet names: 51001–52000, Ilan Ramon, STS-107, payload specialist, Columbia: The Tragic Loss, Kalpana Chawla, Space accidents and incidents, Apollo, Astronaut