The microgravity symbol morphs into the astronaut symbol as the dominant design feature of this patch. The first Israeli astronaut was also aboard. The vehicle and crew were lost during re-entry sixteen minutes prior to their scheduled landing.
Launch Date: January 16, 2003
Launch Vehicle: Columbia
Crew: Rick D. Husband, William C. McCool, Michael P. Anderson, Kalpana Chawla, PhD., David M. Brown, Laurel B.S. Clark. MD, Ilan Ramon, ISA