Jerry L. Ross
Former astronaut and author of 'SPACEWALKER'

Jerry Ross is a former astronaut who supported the U.S. Space Shuttle program from before the first launch through the last. He set and now shares with Franklin Chang-Diaz the world record for number of space launches – seven –- and he ranks third in the world for number of space walks -- nine. His new book is Spacewalker: My Journey in Space and Faith as NASA’s Record-Setting Frequent Flyer, published by Purdue University Press.