Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
Audio Visual, 1940 - 2012
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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 - 2012
VHS Tapes, 1986 - 2006
Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283, Series 4, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents The tapes chronicle Space Shuttle mission highlights, flight crew activities and interviews. One tape is from the Purdue Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards ceremony, for which Ross won the honor in 2004. The VHS tapes have been numbered by Ross and remain in chronological order. Some numbers are missing, but those tapes were never part of the collection given to Purdue. One small box of VHS tapes has been designated restricted by Ross and cover family and personal events. The last box of...
Dates: 1986 - 2006