Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Scope and Contents The Jerry L. Ross papers document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training, mission documents and mission related scrapbooks, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews, along with documents and maps from Ross' work on Space Shuttle...
Dates: 1940 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 2
Scope and Contents This series includes materials documenting Jerry Ross' coursework at Purdue University, including ROTC training and certificate of meritorious achievement - "Outstanding Basic Cadet" award, a two page reflection on "My Career in the Air Force;" reports and research material from his master's thesis, and training material from Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Air Force Base. Ross' United States Air Force special orders and documents are included, along with a few Air Force training items....
Dates: 1939 - 1976