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Interactive Presentation by Jerry Ross: NASAs Record-Setting Frequent Flyer

Photo of cover of Jerry Ross's book.Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Science Building, Room 168
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cosponsored with Purdue University Press

Colonel Ross will discuss his recent book Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’S Record-Setting Frequent Flyer and show a video from his most recent Space Shuttle mission which included spacewalks he conducted to help assemble the International Space Station. Colonel Ross will answer questions from the audience at the conclusion of the presentation. Spacewalker will be on sale and Colonel Ross will be available to sign the book.

Jerry L. Ross is an Indiana native, a graduate of Purdue University, a retired United States Air Force officer, and a former astronaut who retired from NASA in 2012. Colonel Ross is a veteran of seven US Space Shuttle missions and shares an individual world record for the most spaceflights flown.