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Jerry Ross NASA Astronaut

Jerry Ross NASA Astronaut

Jerry Ross

February 08, 2014 12:00 am
Region's space pioneer Ross will be inducted May 3 into Astronaut Hall of Fame

Region's space pioneer Ross will be inducted May 3 into Astronaut Hall of Fame

Crown Point native Jerry Ross, the first human to complete seven space shuttle missions, has been selected for induction in the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.

February 07, 2014 7:55 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
Spacewalker: An excerpt from Crown Point native astronaut's book

Spacewalker: An excerpt from Crown Point native astronaut's book

I want to share the amazing experiences I had pursuing my dream and help you understand what it felt like to ride those rockets and walk in space.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Time for Round 2 of Brookfield Zoo's 2012 costume winners

OFFBEAT: Time for Round 2 of Brookfield Zoo's 2012 costume winners

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 30, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Jerry Ross talks with schoolchildren

Jerry Ross talks with schoolchildren

Former astronaut Jerry Ross spoke to schoolchildren about reading and his experiences in space.

June 05, 2012 11:36 pm
Space shuttle's final landing marks end of era

Space shuttle's final landing marks end of era

On Jan. 28, 1986 , Suzanne Poston watched the live telecast of the launch and explosion of the space shuttle Challenger on a big-screen TV outside Marshall Field's while attending college in Chicago. She didn't know then that she would be part of that NASA program.

July 22, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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C.P. students witness final shuttle launch

C.P. students witness final shuttle launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. | With a cry from its commander to "light this fire one more time," the last shuttle thundered into orbit Friday on a cargo run that will close out three decades of triumph and tragedy for NASA and usher in a period of uncertainty for America's space program.

July 08, 2011 6:15 pm Photos

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Space shuttle Atlantis lands for final time

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Space shuttle Atlantis returned from orbit for the last time Wednesday, closing out a 25-year flying career and safely bringing back six astronauts who boosted the International Space Station's power and size.

May 26, 2010 8:50 am
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