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Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope

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  • Space Shuttle Columbia: Mission of Hope

    From the depths of hell to the heights of space, this documentary tells the compelling, untold story of a crewmember's determination to fulfill his "mission within a mission" aboard the space shuttle Columbia. Learn how and why a small Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust was entrusted to Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon as he lifted into space on Columbia's ultimately ill-fated flight. [56 minutes]

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