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NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver returned Feb 1 from a four-day trip to Israel where she represented NASA at an international space conference, met with students and paid tribute to the memory of Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon.
Pages of a diary kept by an Israeli astronaut killed in the Columbia space shuttle disaster are going on display at a museum in Jerusalem, Israeli media report.
World in brief JERUSALEM Pages from an Israeli astronaut's diary that survived the explosion of the space shuttle Columbia and a 37-mile fall to Earth are going on display this weekend for the first time.
The widow of Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon said she won't attend Wednesday's launch of space shuttle Discovery because the pain over her husband's death in the Columbia disaster is still too fresh.
An asteroid has been named after a Czech Jewish boy who became famous almost 60 years after his death in Auschwitz when a picture he drew while incarcerated was taken on the ill-fated space shuttle mission, astronomers said.
- A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.