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Ross, Karen Sue Pearson, 1948-



  • Existence: April 23, 1948-

Biographical Information

Karen Pearson Ross received a Bachelor of Home Economics from Purdue University in 1971. Ross served as Manager, Food and Product Support with United Space Alliance and was responsible for the procurement, testing, preparation, packaging, and stowage of food for the NASA Space Shuttle Program as well as food processing for the International Space Station. Karen Ross is married to Purdue alumnus and astronaut, Jerry Ross. Karen grew up on a farm in Indiana and was a very active member of 4-H.


Purdue University's Nutrition Science College of Health and Human Science, Hall of Fame, 2010 Inductees website. Accessed March 26, 2014.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jerry L. Ross papers, addition 15

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 20190107
Dates: 2018-09-01 - 2018-09-30

Jerry L. Ross papers, addition 21

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2022-037