Purdue in Space


Purdue celebrates the achievements and lives of our astronauts and other alumni tied to spaceflight. Below is information about some of the events we have held tied to our achievements in space.

Purdue paid special tribute to alum Jerry Ross, based on an interview when he served as a featured speaker for Purdue Space Day.

In 2014, Purdue hosted a reunion for some of our astronaut alumni. The Purdue astronauts discussed the past and future of space flight.

Featured Purdue astronauts included:

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