A space center that opened in the Arab-Israeli city of Taybeh was not named for the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon following opposition from city residents. The Taybeh Space Center was dedicated Tuesday. It was to be called the Ilan Ramon Space Center. Instead, under the name of the center it will be inscribed, "To perpetuate the memory of astronaut Ilan Ramon."
Heschel West Day School in Agoura Hills is changing its name to honor Israel’s first astronaut.
Israeli pilot Assaf Ramon was buried next to his father, astronaut Ilan Ramon, a day after he was killed in a training accident.
The son of the late Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon was killed in the crash of an Israeli Air Force fighter plane.