An insider’s account of the Space Shuttle program from Jerry L. Ross, a NASA veteran who was selected to be an astronaut in 1980 and retired from the Agency in 2012. Includes the full text of his 2013 autobiography, Spacewalker, co-written with John Norberg. Features images and videos related to Dr. Ross’s life, most with recorded commentary by him, including rarely seen “home videos” of launches and life in space now held in the Barron Hilton Archives at Purdue University. Additional interactive features include a quiz and timeline. Designed not only for adult space enthusiasts but also for children aged 10 and older, to inspire them to study science and engineering.