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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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Reaching for the stars

Reaching for the stars

Jerry Ross, astronaut and Crown Point native, launched into space seven times, a feat only one other person has accomplished.

September 09, 2014 12:00 am
THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 61: Challenger Learning Center

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 61: Challenger Learning Center

Purdue University boasts an impressive list of astronaut alumni and one local campus has a region gem working to inspire the next generation of space travelers.

September 04, 2014 12:05 am
Space Camp is summer highlight for eight youngsters

Space Camp is summer highlight for eight youngsters

MUNSTER | There are eight Elliott Elementary and Wilbur Wright Middle school students who can truly say their summer vacation was out of this world.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Former NASA astronauts come to VU for Mission Discovery Camp

VALPARAISO | High school and college students will develop experiments beside former NASA astronauts Ken Ham and Jerry Ross, and former mission controller Michelle Ham this summer at Valparaiso University. 

June 14, 2014 12:00 am
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
June 2014 Shore Letter from the Editor

June 2014 Shore Letter from the Editor

I am convinced that fear of the unknown is something that has developed in human beings, probably through plain old mathematical calculation of how often what you don't know or can't control turns out to be that scary thing. For what is real about the unusual is never been as bad as what we'…

May 11, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Region's own Jerry Ross earns place in U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Region's own Jerry Ross earns place in U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

As a child, Jerry Ross' heroes were astronauts involved in NASA's Mercury missions.

May 05, 2014 11:00 am Photos

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May 2014 Shore Letter from the Editor

May 2014 Shore Letter from the Editor

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

April 06, 2014 9:00 am Photos

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Former Brickie and NASA team leader inspires students

Former Brickie and NASA team leader inspires students

HOBART | Former NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations team member Michelle Ham has a great passion for education. She is even more dedicated to sharing her extensive knowledge.

March 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Former NASA team leader returns to inspire students

Former NASA team leader returns to inspire students

HOBART | Former NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) team member Michelle Ham has a great passion for education. She is more dedicated to sharing her extensive knowledge.

March 14, 2014 12:00 am
Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

HOBART | Former NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) team member Michelle Ham has a great passion for education. She is even more dedicated to sharing her extensive knowledge.

March 06, 2014 12:39 pm Photos

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Jerry Ross NASA Astronaut

Jerry Ross NASA Astronaut

Jerry Ross

February 08, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Ball State's 'virtual Stonehenge' to star on cable science series

OFFBEAT: Ball State's 'virtual Stonehenge' to star on cable science series

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 23, 2013 12:00 am

Correction

A story that appeared in Friday editions of The Times about a Munster teacher who went to NASA should have indicated that students will study solar wind and how it affects Mars' atmosphere. The Times regrets the error.

November 22, 2013 10:57 am
Munster teacher takes students on armchair trip into space

Munster teacher takes students on armchair trip into space

MUNSTER | A Munster High School teacher is bringing her experience at NASA into the classroom, taking her students on an armchair trip to outer space.

November 21, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Jay Cutler, fruitcake contest are Santa Claus, Ind. claims-to-fame

OFFBEAT: Jay Cutler, fruitcake contest are Santa Claus, Ind. claims-to-fame

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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JOHN DOHERTY: Waste from haste leaves more than bad taste

Driving home Saturday night after watching Butler play Dartmouth, my daughter and I were listening to the radio when Frank Sinatra's “Fly Me to the Moon” came on.

September 23, 2013 6:00 pm
Astronaut Jerry Ross

Astronaut Jerry Ross

Crown Point native and NASA Astronaut Jerry Ross returns to Northwest Indiana Sept. 22 to celebrate the 135th birthday of the Crown Point Courthouse and participate in a special autobiography party for his new memoir "Spacewalker."

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Astronaut Jerry Ross helping Crown Point Courthouse celebrate 135 years

OFFBEAT: Astronaut Jerry Ross helping Crown Point Courthouse celebrate 135 years

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
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