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  • Among the stars, NASA space shuttle program created Jewish space heroes

    With NASA’s last space shuttle mission launched today, JTA remembers the role of Jewish crew members in previous shuttle missions. Aerospace writer Irene Brown offered this moving first person reflection after the Columbia shuttle tragedy in 2003, which took the life of Israeli astronaut and famed pilot Ilan Ramon: When I first started covering space in 1987, I… More ▸