Assaf Ramon

 

Age: 21

 

Summary: decorated military pilot and eldest son of Israel's first and only astronaut Ilan Ramon whose father was killed along with six other crew members when the space shuttle Columbia exploded in mid-air as it reentered the atmosphere over southern Texas on Feb. 1, 2003.

 

 

Cause of Death: Military plane crash

 

Born: February 10, 1988

 

Died: September 13, 2009

 

Location: Hebron, West Bank, Israel