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Jerry Ross Tribute Wall Dedication August 28th

     The City of Crown Point is proud to announce its ribbon cutting for the Jerry Ross Tribute Wall, located at the corner of North & West St at Jerry Ross Park. Astronaut.
     Jerry Ross will join Mayor Uran on Saturday, August 28th at 2:30 pm to dedicate the new monument which exhibits photos of the Crown Point native’s missions in space. Immediately following the event, Jerry Ross will be participating in a meet and greet for the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Corn Roast at Bulldog Park from 3 to 6 pm.
     Jerry Lynn Ross (born January 20, 1948, Crown Point, Indiana) is a retired United States Air Force officer, engineer and a former NASA astronaut. He is a veteran of seven Space Shuttle missions, making him the joint record holder for most spaceflights (a record he shares with Franklin Chang-Diaz). His papers, photographs and many personal items are in the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives at Purdue University. He was inducted into the Astronaut Hall of Fame during ceremonies in May 2014.
     For more information on the Ribbon Cuttings please contact the P.A.C.E. Department at 219-661-2271

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