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Jerry Ross signs copies of 'Spacewalker'

Jerry Ross signs copies of 'Spacewalker'

CROWN POINT | Jerry Ross viewed astronauts involved in NASA’s Mercury missions as his heroes, and it’s clear many think of Ross the same way.

September 30, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Astronaut Jerry Ross unveils new children’s book at the Crown Point Library

Astronaut Jerry Ross unveils new children’s book at the Crown Point Library

CROWN POINT | Jerry Ross will be joined by co-author Susan Gunderson to unveil his new children’s book, Becoming A Spacewalker: My Journey to the Stars from 4-7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Crown Point Community Library.

September 29, 2014 11:12 am
Crown Point's Jerry Ross pens children's story about life as an astronaut

Crown Point's Jerry Ross pens children's story about life as an astronaut

As a boy, he lay outside, staring at the vastness of the black sky, the stars and the moon. He wondered what was out there and wanted to explore.

September 28, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Submerged in weighlessness

Submerged in weighlessness

Robert Hughes of Dive Right In Scuba, from left, helps Kloe Demopoulas, 13, of Lake Village, and Sarah Thomas, 12, of Griffith, get their equipment in order Wednesday during the second day of an advanced Underwater Astronaut Training Camp offered by the Challenger Learning Center at the YMCA…

July 30, 2014 12:39 pm
Campers learn from certified SCUBA instructors during an Underwater Astronaut Training Camp offered by the Challenger Learning Center at the YMCA in Hammond, Ind. Wednesday July 30, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Campers learn from certified SCUBA instructors during an Underwater Astronaut Training Camp offered by the Challenger Learning Center at the YMCA in Hammond, Ind. Wednesday July 30, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Zach Hatseras, 12, of Valparaiso, puts on his gear during the second day of an advanced Underwater Astronaut Training Camp offered by the Challenger Learning Center at the YMCA pool in Hammond on Wednesday. Campers learned skills from certified SCUBA instructors to simulate working in space.

July 30, 2014 12:39 pm
Campers learn from certified SCUBA instructors during an Underwater Astronaut Training Camp offered by the Challenger Learning Center at the YMCA in Hammond, Ind. Wednesday July 30, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Campers learn from certified SCUBA instructors during an Underwater Astronaut Training Camp offered by the Challenger Learning Center at the YMCA in Hammond, Ind. Wednesday July 30, 2014. Stephanie Dowell, The Times

Nathan Grant, 13, of Hebron, surfaces after trying out his equipment during the second day of an advanced Underwater Astronaut Training Camp offered by the Challenger Learning Center at the YMCA pool in Hammond on Wednesday. Campers learned skills from certified SCUBA instructors to simulate…

July 30, 2014 12:40 pm
Submerged in weightlessness

Submerged in weightlessness

Master diver Julie Scheibe from Dive Right In Scuba helps Rachel Manes, 11, of Dyer, with her equipment Wednesday during the second day of an advanced Underwater Astronaut Training Camp offered by the Challenger Learning Center at the YMCA pool in Hammond. Campers learned skills from certifi…

July 30, 2014 12:42 pm
In Theaters This Weekend

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Transformers: Age of Extinction 2 hr 37 min | PG-13 | Released June 26

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Jersey Boys 2 hr 14 min | R | Released June 20

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How to Train Your Dragon 2 1 hr 45 min | PG | Released June 13

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The Fault in our Stars 2 hr 5 min | PG-13 | Released June 6

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Maleficent 1 hr 38 min | PG | Released May 30

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X-Men: Days of Futures Past | PG-13 | Released May 23

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Ball State has helped keep astronauts healthy

GUEST COMMENTARY: Ball State has helped keep astronauts healthy

Twenty years ago, members of Ball State University’s Human Performance Laboratory were intrigued by NASA’s simple but daring proposition for researchers at universities across the nation: identify and create an optimal exercise program to protect the health of astronauts as they lived and wo…

May 17, 2014 12:00 am
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Moms' Night Out PG-13 Released May 9

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 | PG-13 | Released May 2

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Brick Mansions 1 hr 29 min | PG-13 | Released April 25

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Transcendence 1 hr 59 min | PG-13 | Released April 18

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Draft Day 1 hr 49 min | PG-13 | Released April 11

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